Category Archives: meditation

Stimulate your ‘Rest and Restore’ system!

I had never heard of the body’s ‘rest and restore’ system until recently when Dr Patricia Bloom* explained it was another name for the parasympathetic nervous system. I don’t know about you but I frequently  get the sympathetic and the … Continue reading

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What’s a Silent Retreat like?

Have you ever been on a silent retreat? If not are you tempted but wonder what you would be letting yourself in for?  A couple of months ago I went on one with my brother – believe it or not … Continue reading

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Transcendental Meditation and Mindfulness

The Sunday Times Magazine (12.12.10) published an article “Mantra with a mission” about the film director David Lynch’s mission to bring Transcendental Meditation (‘TM’)  to schoolchildren around the globe. In case you don’t know much about TM, it’s based on the … Continue reading

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