Meditation and mental health

February 18th, 2012 | Posted by Brian Pearson in Meditation - (Comments Off on Meditation and mental health)

Meditation. Many ideas and opinions exist about this ancient, mind altering, self-healing practice. It is often dismissed as that  “new age stuff,” or “that mystical stuff from the East (that you read about in Eat Pray Love).” In common parlance it may also be known as “hocus pocus.” This was the attitude of one our …
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Getting to know the elephant

February 18th, 2012 | Posted by Brian Pearson in Emotions | Focusing - (Comments Off on Getting to know the elephant)

In the last post the Elephant was a metophor used to describe our emotional side, or our feelings, that can motivate yet so easily overwhelm us. Focusing is an elegant way to befriend the elephant – to learn about it, and moreover, to use it for our benefit. This post was contributed by Focusing instructor, …
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