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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

The whisper

2023-06-20T15:28:13+02:00June 20th, 2023|

Meditating regularly is like building a lasting friendship, entering into a dialogue with a living partner, creating a space of calm and peace within ourselves.

Another and better place

Our daily inward journeys in meditation are an encounter with a current that reflects everything we contain inside us. Thoughts, feelings, memories. It is like stepping into an […]

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 […]

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