Interview

Learning meditation at a young age was one of the smartest things I have done

2020-09-05T11:33:27+02:00September 5th, 2020|

Astrid and Gry Iverslien – mother and daughter – share the interest in meditation, and both have made use of meditative processes in their creative professional activities.

 A better understanding of myself

Astrid is what you would call a creative person. She has made drawings, painted, and written books. Now, at 86, her neck doesn’t permit drawing […]

Video guidance helped me establish a regular meditation practice

2020-09-05T10:44:28+02:00September 5th, 2020|

Ursula Illert lives in Frankfurt, Germany. She works as an actress and a freelancer for radio, TV, and audiobooks. When she felt the need to discuss her meditation, video was the solution.

 Made my meditation practice regular

«For me, video guidance was a good thing. I could talk about my meditation with an instructor even when […]

What was it like? – The first International Young Deepening Retreat

2020-02-23T14:46:36+01:00February 23rd, 2020|

Zacharias Wolfe interviewed by Christina Schäfers.

 It spoke to me

 You‘ve taken part in Acem‘s first International Young Deepening Retreat ever – what do you think and, even more importantly, how do you feel about it?

I really enjoyed Acem’s first young deepening retreat. I have been eager to go to a deepening retreat before but wasn’t sure […]

Bringing the world closer together

2019-12-05T10:31:08+01:00December 1st, 2019|

Christina Schäfers, Acem moderator in Hamburg:

For five years, Christina Schäfers has been Head of Arts, Words and Films at the Reperbahn Festival in Hamburg, Germany.

“It’s a privilege to have such an interesting job. The last two years have been a boost to my self-esteem: I’ve been working with gender balance. This is a part […]

“I would never have missed this opportunity”

2019-12-05T10:32:03+01:00November 30th, 2019|

Emil Aarseth on Acem’s Training in Interpersonal Communication:

“I went to the course as one person and came back somewhat changed. In a sense, I’ve become a different person. I think I understand both myself and others better now. I also see better how I function in my relationships with others, and […]

Clear and direct feedback gave me a wake-up call

2019-12-05T10:32:34+01:00November 30th, 2019|

Siri Bergan on Acem’s Training in Interpersonal Communication:

“It was both very demanding and very rewarding. The program was extremely intensive, and I used the opportunity to interact extensively with other participants. The group sessions helped me to see both myself and the others in a new perspective. As I listened to […]

From Taiwan to the deepening retreat in Norway: a unique experience

2019-06-29T10:27:51+02:00November 26th, 2018|

Interview with Hana Han

As a retired high school teacher in Taiwan, Hana Han enjoys her life: She interprets her dreams, writes poems, and meditates. She is less stressed, with plenty of energy for all she wants to do.

How did you find Acem Meditation?

I had always been looking for a method that could help me calm […]

Deep diving into the self

2019-06-30T17:31:54+02:00September 11th, 2018|

Everyday meditation has made her feel more grounded. A week-long retreat changed her ways of thinking. A communication course enabled her to feel more connected with herself and others.

Gill Scott on meditation and communication

“I had tried different kinds of group meditation, which I found relaxing, but I had a lot of resistance and on my […]

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