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Sarah Silverton on The Mindfulness Key

Traditionally mindfulness meditation developed as part of Eastern philosophy and Buddhism. In the last few years we saw it becoming mainstream in the western world and widely practiced in health care, social care, education and business settings. In this interview, The Mindfulness Key author Sarah…
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Mudras at the London Om Yoga Show

Since its launch in 2003, the Om Yoga Show has been Europe’s largest yoga event. It is a yoga experience that brings together a community of enthusiasts looking to enhance their practice, meet new people, get inspired by talks and workshops and discover healthy lifestyle…
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Colouring for Inner Growth

by Amber Hatch Have you come across colouring books for grown ups? It’s been pretty hard to miss them this year, with every bookshop and newsagent displaying a stand. Most colouring book titles make reference to some kind of art therapy, or the calm-inducing properties…
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Transform Anger with Dhyana Mudra

Extract from Mudras for Modern Life by Swami Saradananda. When someone is depicted using this gesture in Eastern or Western art, it is usually an indication that they are experiencing deep meditation. Dhyana Mudra is used in a variety of Eastern meditative traditions for tuning…
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How to Start a Daily Meditation Practice

by Swami Saradananda At some point in your life, you have probably experienced meditation. It is not an unnatural thing that only some people can do – meditation is a universal experience. People often meditate, even if they don’t know they are doing so. To…
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Conversation with Miguel Farias and Catherine Wikholm, authors of The Buddha Pill

Steve Nobel interviews Miguel Farias and Catherine Wikholm , authors of The Buddha Pill. Follow Watkins Media on SoundCloud and listen to the latest interviews and talks. https://soundcloud.com/watkins-media/conversation-with-miguel-farias-and-catherine-wikholm-authors-of-the-buddha-pill Pioneering psychologists Dr Miguel Farias and Catherine Wikholm put meditation and mindfulness under the microscope. They are both…
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The Benefits of Pranayama

This article is an extract from The Power of Relaxation by Yogi Ashokananda. ‘Breath is not just vital for life – it is also the bridge between our body, our mind and our spirit.’ Yogi Ashokananda Fundamental to yoga and meditation practice, breath control (pranayama)…
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Our Search for True Joy

by Stephen Sturgess There comes a time in everyone’s life when they begin to feel a sense of loneliness and inner emptiness; a feeling that something is missing. We may have all the material comforts that life can give us - a house, a car,…