Meditation article

Tips for those who want to establish a regular meditation practice

2020-03-20T09:12:13+01:00March 19th, 2020|

If you are able to establish a regular meditation practice, you will get more out of Acem Meditation. You decide how much you want to meditate, but Acem’s recommendation is 2 x 30 or 1 x 45 minutes each day. Here are some tips on how to establish and maintain a regular meditation practice.

By Eirik Jensen, Eva […]

Wandering in our free mental zone

2020-02-23T15:46:48+01:00February 23rd, 2020|

By Carl Henrik Grøndahl

Not a feeling

The free mental attitude is associated with action, with the way we do something, sense, think, speak, act. When we enter the driver’s seat of a car for the first time, we aren’t able to drive effortlessly while simultaneously participating in a joyful or interesting conversation. The mental capabilities required […]

Q&A: Existential?

2019-09-04T21:50:48+02:00September 4th, 2019|

By Dag Spilde and Maria S. Gjems-Onstad

Acem is a nonreligious organization, with little talk of spirituality. That is fine with me, although I myself am […]

Reconciliation, growth and introspective sensitivity

2019-07-12T15:45:39+02:00May 20th, 2019|

The focus of this article by Are Holen is reconciliation and how Acem Meditation may contribute towards this end via introspective sensitivity. To meditate strengthens the links to those aspects of the psyche that are not shaped by history and that are anchored in an inner freedom and autonomy; the changes have implications for the individual, for fellow human beings as well as for society; they add a dimension of integrity, genuineness and responsibility to the human interactions.

Be friends with your wandering mind

2019-07-12T15:53:15+02:00May 20th, 2019|

In this article Halvor Eifring discusses the important of mind wandering in meditation. Everyone who has learned Acem Meditation knows that meditation is not about emptying the mind, as many others tend to believe. The challenge is to become friends with everything that spontaneously emerges in consciousness. Restlessness, tension, and ruminating thoughts may be experienced as garbage in the body and mind, but often hide a sparkling diamond. This kind of experience is supported by old meditative traditions.

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