Psychology

The Meditation Experience You Want

2019-07-05T11:41:57+02:00February 11th, 2018|

By Jonas Meyer

In Norway, children will often get what they want for Christmas or birthdays. This is not always the case in meditation. Meditation is unpredictable.

When our meditation doesn’t turn out the way we would like it to be, we easily get frustrated or simply give up.

  • You wanted a propeller airplane, you got a […]

Meditation and leadership

2019-07-05T11:42:42+02:00January 13th, 2018|

By Birgitta Hellmark Lindgren

I started with Acem Meditation to reduce stress. I discovered that it had significant effects on my leadership in a large organisation.

I learned meditation in Acem because I was looking for a tool and a method that could help me recover from an increasing stress problem. I did not primarily start meditating because […]

First International Yoga Retreat

2019-07-08T19:57:28+02:00December 4th, 2017|

In 2018, Acem School of Yoga will celebrate 50 years of teaching by arranging its first international yoga retreat, with instructions i five languages. The event takes place from 7-14 July 2018, at Halvorsbøle International Retreat Centre, Norway.

Acem School of Yoga was founded before the first major wave of yoga reached the West, and over the […]

International Young Retreat 2018

2019-07-08T19:59:12+02:00December 4th, 2017|

Welcome to the second edition of the International Young Retreat – take a dive in your meditative process while enjoying the Swedish countryside.

At the retreat you will meet other meditators from 17 to around 35 years old who want to explore their meditation and share their experiences. Some will learn to meditate at the retreat, […]

Tragicomic obsession

2019-07-12T16:13:46+02:00September 23rd, 2017|

By Eva Skaar

Ester Nilsson is a complex woman who has been frequently discussed in newspapers, social media and various columns. She sometimes appears rational, verbal and intellectually sharp, and at other times irrational and immature.

Ester is a poet and essayist. Although she is smart, she shows surprisingly little self insight and low self-esteem in some […]

Training in Interpersonal Communication – spring 2018

2019-07-08T20:08:03+02:00September 18th, 2017|

The next communication course takes place 28 April – 6 May, 2018, at Halvorsbøle, Norway. This intensive course has been an annual event for nearly fifty years.

The course is suitable for first-timers as well as experienced participants. Many come back several times, to develop their interpersonal skills, and for further exploration of their underlying patterns of communication.

The […]

Helped me see things *I thought* I knew in a different light

2019-07-08T20:09:59+02:00August 25th, 2017|

– Tom L. on Acem’s Communication Course

As an introspective analytical person, the development of the self is high on my list of priorities.

The Acem Communication Course has been on my radar for some time, but I didn’t feel I was ready to have myself ‘unpicked’.  But, having finally gathered the courage to take this self […]

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