This week’s roundup of international mindful news all in one place waiting for you to ignite your mind!

 

 

Can We Rely on Our Intuition?

“I go with my gut feelings,” says investor Judith Williams. Sure, you might think, “so do I,”- if the choice is between chocolate and vanilla ice cream. But Williams is dealing with real money in the five and six figures. Williams is one of the lions on the program The Lions’ Den, a German television show akin to Shark Tank.

Psilocybin-assisted mindfulness meditation linked to brain connectivity changes and persisting positive effects

New research indicates that psilocybin-assisted mindfulness meditation is associated with changes in functional brain connectivity – and these changes are related to an altered state of consciousness known as ego dissolution. The findings appear in the journal NeuroImage .

How meditation can make you a better learner

People meditate for all sorts of reasons. Some do it for spiritual purposes, others do it to reduce stress, and still others do it to manage their mental health. Meditation is a broad practice with many disparate effects, so it makes sense that people’s motivations would be correspondingly varied.

Mindfulness For The Restless And The Busy

I am not a mindfulness expert. What I am is a restless, busy professional with two kids trying to build a mindfulness practice that I can fit into my day and sustain. Now the Dalai Lama has purportedly said that when he’s extremely busy, he meditates for twice as long.

Om: the art of mindful mailing

Tweet Altogether now – om. Mindfulness is a mind-body medicine practice, based on ancient Zen Buddhist meditation techniques, that was popularized by Jon Kabat-Zinn, a researcher at the University of Massachusetts Medical School. According to Kabat-Zinn, mindfulness is an internal resource that all of us already have within us.

Mindfulness In The Age Of Remote Work Communications

“When I move half as fast, I notice twice as much,” says psychologist and mindfulness teacher Dr. Tara Brach. It’s a truth we’ve all experienced in one way or another, often when it’s forced upon us by life circumstances.

8 things that technology won’t change

The world is awash with talk about constant change. We are forever reminded that we live in a VUCA world – Volatile, Uncertain, Complex and Ambiguous. Organisations are obsessed with “digital transformation”. Indeed, “digital” is in danger of becoming a magical word – like “strategic intent” 20 years ago.

 

Cutting Through Indecision & Overthinking : zen habits

I’ve been working with a few people who are very intelligent, very competent, and very talented – but they get stuck in indecision and analysis paralysis. In effect, overthinking and getting lost in endless options reduces their effectiveness and intelligence by producing inaction.