Is Mindfulness Meditation Dangerous?
Energy Healing | Health | Meditation | Mental Health | Mindfulness | Psychology | Self-Development

Is Mindfulness Meditation Dangerous?

I recently read an article in Psychology Today in which the mental health professional, Jason N. Linder, PsyD warns about ‘The Danger of Mindfulness.’  Blimey, I didn’t realise things had gotten this bad.  In all fairness to Dr Linder, he is not criticising the practice of mindfulness meditation itself. Nor are his comments sensationalism.  As a matter…

Neuroplasticity: Superpowers of Self-Development
Health | Meditation | Neuroscience | Self-Development

Neuroplasticity: Superpowers of Self-Development

Did you know it’s possible to change your mind?  You’re probably thinking, “Yes, my girlfriend does it all the time just to confuse me.” Haha, yes, but that’s not what I mean. I am talking about changing habitual patterns of thinking so that you react differently to situations.  Also known as brain plasticity, neuroplasticity is…

What Is Mindfulness? 
Meditation | Mindfulness

What Is Mindfulness? 

Mindfulness is one of those buzzwords associated with meditation. When you mention meditation – or mindfulness – to some people, they instantly repeal it as spiritual bullshit practised by pretentious creatives and people who believe in fairies. But this is merely an opinion, and often ungrounded. When I hear people demolishing meditation, they have seldom…

10 Ways Unhealthy Lifestyles Wreck Your Immune System
Energy Healing | Health | Meditation | Self-Development

10 Ways Unhealthy Lifestyles Wreck Your Immune System

The outbreak of the novel coronavirus – Covid-19 – is causing a lot of disruption in the lives of everybody. Whilst I believe we will adapt to the “new normal” relatively easily, politicians and mainstream media are creating a lot of unnecessary stress which harms your immune system. Ironically the behaviour of world leaders and…

Should Mindfulness Meditation Be Taught In School?
Meditation | Mindfulness

Should Mindfulness Meditation Be Taught In School?

Several years ago, I was staying with my father and a news item came through the TV: 350 UK schools are introducing mindfulness meditation to adolescent children at school. My father’s response to this announcement was: “Well, I’ve never heard anything so bloody stupid.” As a meditator myself, I was all for the initiative. I…

10-Minute Chakra Meditation (brief version)
Chakras | Energy Healing | Meditation

10-Minute Chakra Meditation (brief version)

This 10-minute chakra meditation will take you through the seven energy centres of the eastern chakra system. The goal is to open your chakras, but you can use it to balance your chakras and strengthen your energy centres as well. It’s an ideal place to start for beginners. When performing chakra meditations, I typically start…