Back from Holiday and Being Peace

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I have just returned from a two week holiday in first, Yorkshire and secondly New York. We will be publishing more articles in the forthcoming weeks.

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Meditation News

Scientists at the University of Oxford have undertaken tests showing that meditation can have a measurable impact upon the brain. BBC meditation link

Professor Mark Williams, from the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Oxford undertook research on a group of people who practise meditation for 8 weeks. He said the course involved:

“It teaches a way of looking at problems, observing them clearly but not necessarily trying to fix them or solve them.

“It suggests to people that they begin to see all their thoughts as just thoughts, whether they are positive, negative or neutral.”

Although it is difficult to study the scientific evidence of meditation (many other variables could cause changes in mental outlook) it is not the first study to show a positive link.

Picture by: Nabik Daniel Hunt

Some Other LinksĀ 

Heart Lotus is a blog by Utpal Marshall. Utpal is an experienced video producer and combines video with writing on observations of life. Check out his latest posts on Pravin’s rhytmns

Secret of Giving at Reason 4 SmileĀ  on how Giving can lead to more

Being Peace

A new site Being Peace offers a wealth of inspiration for promoting a more compassionate and peaceful approach to life:

Being Peace is result of the search for knowledge about psychological and spiritual methods that are influenced by Eastern philosophy and thoughts, and how to use the knowledge to live consciously and to achieve happiness and peace of mind. I rejoice if you find the content valuable… (from about)

We are great believers in the power of peace of mind. This is an archived article of ours – Seven Simple Steps to Inner Peace


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2 thoughts on “Back from Holiday and Being Peace”

  1. You make me very happy, thank you!
    I wish (from yoga)

    Deep peace of the running wave to you.
    Deep peace of the flowing air to you.
    Deep peace of the quiet earth to you.
    Deep peace of the shining stars to you.
    Deep peace of the infinite peace to you.

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