The Meditation Blog

Explores meditative practice, experience and research. All the bloggers practise Acem Meditation.

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  • How to deal with restlessness in meditation

    By Jonas Meyer Everyone who meditates will from time to time encounter restlessness in meditation. Here are nine suggestions on how to handle it. Restlessness in meditation is a sign that there is something in [...]

International winter retreats 2021-2022

September 20th, 2021|

The darker and more silent period of the year could be a really good time to take a break that matters!

International Intensive Advanced Deepening Retreat, 16 days

Lundsholm, Värmland, Sweden

Friday 19 November 2021 16:00

Advanced International Three-week Deepening Retreat January 2 to January 23, 2022

Lundsholm, Värmland, Sweden

Sunday 02 January 2022 15:00

A rare opportunity to learn about yourself

September 16th, 2021|

Acem Training in Interpersonal Communication 21 -29 May 2022

Learn from new experiences in interaction with others! This is a unique course; it doesn’t resemble any other training with a similar name. It builds on experience-based, exploratory, and deepening group processes.

We are happy to be able to invite Acem meditators from all countries to this very […]

Webinar: New visions of meditation

September 9th, 2021|

This webinar on October 2 will provide knowledge about the background of Acem and discuss some of the most important issues in Acem’s history from the beginnings in 1966 until today.

When Acem was founded as a student organization in Norway in 1966, the meditating students were curious about the long-term effects of meditation. They soon […]

New book: A first on the history of Acem

September 9th, 2021|

This book follows the development of Acem School of Meditation through its first 50 years, from a small group of students in Oslo in 1966 to an international non-profit organization teaching Acem Meditation on every continent.

Founded by Are Holen, Acem has developed an understanding of meditation based on modern psychology and neuroscience. This approach includes […]

“As a scientist, I need to combine objectivity and subjectivity to generate new ideas.”

August 18th, 2021|

Elsa Roussel, 29, an immunologist-in-training based in Zurich, joined an Acem Meditation course in 2017 and has since been exploring various levels of self-awareness in her personal relationships and interactions.

More daring

“I have learned how to set boundaries, be more balanced between what I feel and how to […]

How to deal with restlessness in meditation

June 2nd, 2021|

By Jonas Meyer

Everyone who meditates will from time to time encounter restlessness in meditation. Here are nine suggestions on how to handle it. Restlessness in meditation is a sign that there is something in you that you are not quite managing to embrace. Restlessness is therefore an important and interesting phenomenon in meditation. It represents […]

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