Meditation is about practice, not speculation or intellectual thinking. Still, reading and reflecting may enhance your understanding, increase your motivation and improve the quality of your practice.
You can read about meditation in a number of articles published on The Meditation Blog, or in a number of books published by Acem.
Restlessness during the meditation?
Restlessness and boredom may be a challenge in meditation - here is some advice that may help. At times, something makes friction in your meditation. You sit down in order to relax, but [...]
How should we deal with troublesome feelings in our meditation?
When we need to get something done in the short term, keeping unpleasant information out of our awareness may be necessary. But the price to be paid can be high in the long [...]
Meditation for artificial intelligence (AI)
In 2022 an engineer at Google leaked an interview with the advanced chatbot LaMDA. LaMDA is an artificial intelligence language model like the now-popular ChatGPT. The Google engineer publicly announced that LaMDA had [...]
Podcast with Dr. Are Holen: Inner Strength – The Free Mental Attitude in Acem Meditation
In this recording, Dr. Are Holen explains how practitioners of Acem Meditation may cultivate a free mental attitude, and what kind of change that might bring about. Dr. Holen is a professor emeritus [...]
What happens in the longer term when we meditate?
Many who learn Acem Meditation are satisfied with the short-term effects that the method provides. They feel that Acem Meditation enables them to relax, get rid of some of the day's stress, and [...]
To be just myself
Johan Øye shares his experience with Acem Meditation in his daily life and at a deepening retreat at Acem’s Retreat Center Halvorsbøle. He is a Norwegian teacher who has practiced meditation for many [...]