Does meditation have side effects?

There is never going to be one therapy/pill/treatment that works for everyone, we are all different biologically, spiritually, emotionally and mentally. There are many types of meditation because the ancients who passed down the traditions of meditation knew that there was more than one path to peace. So you need to find what works best for you.

Meditation and Counselling

Meditation and counselling may seem like unlikely bedfellows but I have found that they work well together for your benefit. Meditation helps to relax the body and mind, allowing the mind to become receptive and aware of it’s thought patterns and ways of being. Combining it with counselling techniques, allows for a process where theContinue reading “Meditation and Counselling”

An education?

There is a proposal from a former Tory minister to have children in schools for 45 hours per week, 45 weeks of the year: http://www.theguardian.com/education/2014/jan/30/lengthen-school-days-cut-holidays-tory-adviser This would give even quite young children a working week longer than their parents. It would inhibit their ability to socialise with anyone who is not the same age asContinue reading “An education?”

New Research.

New research into mental health happens all the time but we rarely hear about it. This major study from America: http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/08/130811150812.htm?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+sciencedaily+%28ScienceDaily%3A+Latest+Science+News%29 has researched the genetic link between 5 major mental health issues such as depression, schizophrenia and bi-polar disorder and found some shared gene mutations. The significance of this research is the classification of mental illnessContinue reading “New Research.”