More than here and now

2019-07-05T11:55:02+02:00December 16th, 2015|

The stream of thoughts may look disorderly, like a random mix without meaning. In daily life, we don’t attach much value to such “confused” thinking. What about meditation? Research on nondirective meditation indicates that meditation techniques that allow thoughts to come and go freely have more profound effects for relaxation and stress relief than do directive techniques – i.e. concentration techniques. This article takes a look at the inner experience and the psychological implications of these findings.