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Stress reduction linked to lower defense – new study on Acem Meditation

2021-03-11T22:19:49+01:00March 2nd, 2021|

In their first study from 2018, the authors showed that Acem Meditation improves stress management in a number of ways: better sleep, less anxiety, less mental distress, less pain. In a recent study, which was published in Frontiers in Psychology in January, they showed that meditators with a higher level of defensive functioning at the […]

How does consciousness emerge?

2019-10-02T03:19:47+02:00October 2nd, 2019|

George Northoff shared his views in Acem Forum in Oslo

The Acem Centre in Oslo was filled to the brim, and the audience was full of expectations. The world-renowned philosopher and neuroscientist Georg Northoff of the University of Ottawa was visiting and was about […]

Students are learning Acem Meditation in India

2019-06-30T17:33:07+02:00September 3rd, 2018|

Acem Meditation is increasingly popular among students in India. Although they have their own long traditions of meditation, they are eager to learn this Western meditation technique.

Across various types of colleges, students find Acem Meditation attractive, and their natural choice. Recently, in Trichy, Nehru Memorial College, Surya Para Medical & Catering College, and M.A.M. Polytechnic College hosted meditation courses. […]

Acem Meditation highly rated at Spanish hospital

2019-07-05T11:35:08+02:00March 11th, 2018|

On every single question, the score of the Acem courses is way above the average score of all the other courses organized by the hospital. This average is calculated on the basis of nearly 80,000 evaluation forms from different courses over several years. Not only is the Acem score higher than the average; it is higher than any other course organized at the hospital. The evaluation form also asks about the performance of each instructor, and the scores for all three Acem instructors are way above the average.

International women’s magazine Marie Claire recommends Acem Meditation

2019-07-05T11:40:25+02:00February 12th, 2018|

Acem Meditation is now receiving widespread attention in France.

About a month ago, the French daily morning newspaper Le Figaro encouraged its readers to learn Acem Meditation. Now the France based international magazine Marie Claire has followed suit in an article in its French and […]

More present in life

2019-07-05T11:50:12+02:00October 30th, 2016|

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Carla Helland: “Acem Meditation has become a valued part of each day.  I have been meditating regularly for a few years now. I notice that my stress and anxiety levels have become more balanced and […]

New study reveals the core meditation areas in the brain

2019-07-05T11:51:49+02:00April 20th, 2016|

There are three main meditation-related areas in the brain, according to a new meta-analysis study: Insula, the prefrontal cortex, and the anterior cingulate cortex. All of these are located in the front half of the brain, and they seem to be involved irrespective of the type of meditation used.

Counseling and Values recommends Acem Meditation

2019-07-05T11:52:09+02:00April 19th, 2016|

“Empirical support for its use with clients”

counselingAmerican counselors often make use of various meditation techniques in their clinical practice, most often mindfulness-based stress reduction and acceptance and commitment therapy. […]

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