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When the bottom hatch opens – the vicissitudes of the wandering mind in meditation

2024-06-23T15:15:27+02:00June 23rd, 2024|

By Rune Belsvik

A bottom hatch opens and something rushes out, sprinkles down, disappears, and I wonder what I should do with it, something is waiting for me to find a solution to this leak, this outburst, all this that just disappears at great speed now, and I think that I just […]

A coping strategy for dealing with life

2024-06-09T17:30:01+02:00June 9th, 2024|

Lilo Woop took part in her first Deepening retreat in Acem Meditation earlier this year. What did she get out of it?

The meditations during the deepening retreat were adventurous, interesting, deep, heavy, joyful, and intense. It was not simply a question of ‘more hours, more process.’ I found myself in a whole ocean […]

Meditate daily or occasionally?

2024-03-10T14:50:22+01:00March 10th, 2024|

Do you enjoy meditation but can’t establish a regular habit right now? These perspectives may surprise you.

The difference between daily Acem meditation and occasional Acem Meditation can be significant. Here are some of the things that distinguish the two ways of using meditation:

Effects of daily Acem Meditation

  • Helps to maintain a regular practice and makes […]

Acem communication course: A NOK 2000 discount for first-time participants

2024-03-10T14:48:31+01:00March 10th, 2024|

Training in Interpersonal Communication, Oslo, Norway, 27 April – 5 May 2024. A rare opportunity for personal growth – beneficial both for oneself and one’s social life.

First-time participants this year will receive a discount of NOK 2000.-.   

We are happy to invite Acem meditators from all countries to this very special […]

Towards a widened perspective on communication – seeing yourself through others

2023-12-31T14:46:25+01:00December 31st, 2023|

Training in Interpersonal Communication
Halvorsbøle International Retreat Centre, Oslo
27 April – 5 May 2024

A rare opportunity for personal growth – beneficial both for oneself and at a societal level

We are happy to invite Acem meditators from all countries to this very special event.  The training is suitable both for first-timers and people with […]

Intuition is a resource

2023-12-31T13:04:38+01:00December 31st, 2023|

“In Acem Meditation, intuition is a dynamic part of meditating with a free mental attitude,” writes initiator Monika Wirkkala.

What is intuition? It has been said that intuition is seeing with the soul, that it is a guide of the mind. In intuition, we capture a glimpse of the experience and knowledge that we carry with […]

Close to the origins of Acem Meditation

2023-12-31T12:35:57+01:00December 6th, 2023|

How about a one-week refreshing international summer retreat in the Scandinavian landscapes where Acem Meditation originated? An opportunity for exciting encounters and social meetings across borders and cultures, with participants from Scandinavia, Europe, and other continents. You can choose between guidance groups in English, German, Chinese, or Scandinavian. This is a great […]

Going to the core! – Training in Interpersonal Communication

2024-03-10T14:12:55+01:00November 11th, 2023|

Focus on group work

There is nothing quite like it. At Acem’s training in interpersonal communication, down-to-earth group work takes precedence. Instead of talks and lectures, much of the time is spent in groups of six to nine people, with an extremely open agenda. In collaboration with the other group members and one or two very […]

Screen-dependent? Here are six ways meditation can help

2023-10-17T23:04:28+02:00October 17th, 2023|

If you spend too much time staring at screens, read this article

Today, most people are aware of the negative consequences of frequent screen use. News websites, social media, and apps are designed to make us dependent. The ability to concentrate and focus is weakened. Much suggests that excessive screen use may even make us lonelier. […]

True or false – three widespread meditation myths

2023-08-10T14:11:21+02:00August 10th, 2023|

During lunch at work, we discuss our holiday plans. After I have told my colleagues that I am going on a meditation retreat in the summer, the conversation turns to meditation. I do not divulge to them how many hours I will meditate, but tell my colleague, who like me has ‘Manager’ in her job […]

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