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Category Archives: Mindfulness meditation

Healthful in January, as easy as 1-2-3

posted on 17th January 2016 by Stefan Chmelik

During January I am not drinking alcohol or eating meat, which is no small thing for someone who is half Polish and half Scottish! Doing this allows me to focus on the quality of what I am eating and be mindful of the affects on mind and body, inspiring the 1-2-3 process for the start of this special Crimson Monkey Year.   […]

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Happy New Wood Horse Year

posted on 31st January 2014 by Stefan Chmelik

Year of the Yang Wood Horse starts on Jan 31st! This year’s celebrations will mark the beginning of the year 4712 on the Chinese calendar. The spirit of the horse could be said to be the ethos of China – making unremitting efforts to improve themselves. Not since it last occurred in 1954 has such a […]

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Stefan Chmelik on Anxiety and Panic Attacks

posted on 6th September 2012 by Stefan Chmelik

“It feels like you are going to die”

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Breathing and Mindfulness

posted on 6th September 2012 by Stefan Chmelik

You can’t go more than three weeks without eating or three days without drinking. But just three minutes is the most you can probably manage without breathing.

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BBC reports that Mindfulness Meditation changes your brain and stops pain

posted on 4th January 2012 by Stefan Chmelik

There are now around 40 peer-reviewed papers being published on Meditation and Mindfulness training (MBSR) EVERY MONTH! Mindfulness practice has been demonstrated to reduce pain, to alleviate depression and anxiety and to stimulate the immune system.

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