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How should we deal with troublesome feelings in our meditation?

2023-05-04T22:59:59+02:00May 1st, 2023|

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 term. This may be easy to recognize in other people, in politics, in work life, or in our family. “The Emperor’s New […]

Meditation for artificial intelligence (AI)

2023-05-02T11:10:26+02:00May 1st, 2023|

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 developed consciousness and that it had a soul. Therefore, he claimed, it was entitled to certain rights and that Google for example should […]

Henrietta Kindmark: “Acem International’s Young Retreat in Lundsholm – a great place to be”

2023-05-01T19:26:01+02:00May 1st, 2023|

19 years old and from Uppsala, Sweden, Henrietta Kindmark participated for the first time in Acem International’s Young Retreat last summer. A week later she spoke about it in warm terms.

  • The social part of the retreat was what I enjoyed most, says Henrietta and mentions ”Walk and Talk”, the sauna, and the shared meals.
  • […]

Podcast with Dr. Are Holen: Inner Strength – The Free Mental Attitude in Acem Meditation

2023-01-27T11:45:09+01:00January 27th, 2023|

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 at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology. He founded Acem in 1966.

The recording is based on a previously published CD production […]

International Summer Retreat with Acem’s Founder 15-22 July 2023

2023-01-26T21:41:54+01:00January 26th, 2023|

Come close to the core and the origins of Acem Meditation.

One week’s refreshing 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 […]

Free Online Guidance Seminar with Dr. Are Holen

2023-01-23T20:53:50+01:00January 23rd, 2023|

Saturday 04 March 2023, 15:00 – 16:15 CET (Oslo, Berlin, Barcelona)

The seminar is for Acem meditators around the world. In the first part of the seminar, priority will be given to questions from those who learned Acem Meditation during the past few years, before the floor is open to everybody, including experienced meditators. Dr. Are Holen […]

Seeing yourself through others

2023-01-22T12:51:53+01:00January 22nd, 2023|

Training in Interpersonal Communication

Halvorsbøle International Retreat Centre, Oslo
29 April – 7 May 2023

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 previous experience from Acem’s communication courses.

From early on in the course, you will discover that there is a lot […]

What happens in the longer term when we meditate?

2023-01-21T13:45:19+01:00January 21st, 2023|

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 tap into a little more energy in their everyday life.

Despite these benefits, it can still be difficult to maintain a regular meditation […]

To be just myself

2022-11-02T09:57:50+01:00November 2nd, 2022|

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 years.

“When one is together with others one wears a social mask and adjusts one’s role”, says Johan Øye. “But when I meditate, […]

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