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When the worst person in the world meditates

2022-06-08T23:26:32+02:00June 2nd, 2022|

What would have happened if Julie, the leading character in the award-winning movie “The Worst Person in the World”, had learned Acem meditation?

She will soon be 30 and is on the threshold of established adult life, but hesitates. After switching studies twice, from medicine to psychology and then to photography, she works in a bookstore […]

Young composer in London: Meditation makes it easier to trust my gut feeling

2022-06-09T15:33:53+02:00June 2nd, 2022|

Says Zacharias Wolfe from Sweden: «While my life has been full of many changes, meditation has made me more grounded in a dimension of silence. A meditation retreat in Acem is a unique setting, in which I am part of a community where I can share the special experience that Acem Meditation is. I can also […]

“And a mind-blowing disco on the last evening!”

2022-06-02T16:14:11+02:00June 2nd, 2022|

Vera K

From Germany – translator and stenographer, learned to Acem-meditate in 2018:

I decided to come to the summer retreat because I have been missing it! 

When I decided to go to the regular retreat for the first time in 2018 I had just learned Acem Meditation and immediately liked its psychological approach and the way […]

In memory of Siba Kripa Bose

2022-06-02T23:20:41+02:00June 1st, 2022|

The first president of Acem India, Siba Kripa Bose, passed away on 25th May 2022

Till his last breath, he remained a passionate lover of nature, yoga, and meditation.

Mr. Bose’s (Dada’s) education included an MA from Utkal University, Bhubaneswar, and a Postgraduate Diploma in Foreign Trade from the Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT), Delhi. After a […]

New book on defensive functioning includes study on Acem Meditation

2022-03-29T21:17:18+02:00March 29th, 2022|

A new book that should be of interest to meditators is now available online with open access through Frontiers in Psychology and Frontiers in Psychiatry:

“Recent Empirical Research and Methodologies in Defense Mechanisms”

Edited by Mariagrazia Di Giuseppe, John Christopher Perry, Tracy A. Prout and Ciro Conversano

17 studies are being presented, […]

Reconciliation

2022-03-21T09:26:58+01:00March 18th, 2022|

Reconciliation is an important area to work in for all meditators, no matter what phase of life we are in – when we are young as well as when we get older. It is existentially important to achieve some degree of reconciliation with the way life happens to be. This also applies to the way […]

Liza Franke: I became more straightforward

2022-02-28T00:15:11+01:00February 27th, 2022|

Acem Training in Interpersonal Communication 21-29 May 2022.

Acem meditators from all countries can, again, participate in this very special event, after two years of pandemics. From early on in the course, you will discover that there is a lot underneath the surface of everyone. «I try to understand what lies behind the way others come […]

Ripples in water – how meditation can help you to discover the deeper currents inside you

2022-02-27T23:39:22+01:00February 27th, 2022|

By Ellen Gravklev.

An action with ripple effects

When you throw a stone into the water, ripples are formed which slowly spread outwards. One stone, one throw, many ripples.

A warm look, a smile, a safe embrace. A frown, an angry voice, someone pushing you away. The first years of a child’s life create ripple effects for the […]

Erik Hidle: Retreats give an extra depth

2022-02-27T23:10:30+01:00February 27th, 2022|

I started to meditate daily some years ago while I studied IT in Trondheim, Norway. The Acem International World Retreat in 2016 became my first weeklong retreat. It was a special experience to go to Spain, experience the Pyrenees, and meet young people from the whole world who meditated. After this experience, retreats in Norway […]

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