Blogs About Meditation

How to stay calm, and sleep well at night, during exam time

By Giselle Withers | Oct 17, 2018

How to stay calm, and sleep well at night, during exam time Authors: Dr Giselle Withers Almost everyone gets stressed around exam time, but is your anxiety getting out of control, making it hard for you to study or get to sleep at night? During exam time the mind is often full anxious thoughts. “Will […]

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Can’t meditate? The 7 main barriers to meditation and how to overcome them.

By Giselle Withers | Apr 5, 2018

Can’t meditate? The 7 main barriers to meditation and how to overcome them. You’ve heard about the benefits of mindfulness meditation but just can’t meditate regularly.  You are not alone! Here are 7 common barriers to meditation and how to overcome them. I’m not doing it properly It’s very normal to worry about whether you […]

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When the mind won’t stop thinking, just sit back and watch.

By Giselle Withers | Jun 4, 2017

When the mind won’t stop thinking, just sit back and watch. If you’re new to meditation, then you’ve probably noticed how difficult it can be to stay focussed on the here and now. The mind wanders off all too easily. An endless stream of thoughts can take your attention in any number of directions, which […]

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Mindfulness, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), practical strategies for treating insomnia

How does mindfulness help overcome insomnia?

By Giselle Withers | Jan 23, 2017

How does mindfulness help overcome insomnia? Everyone experiences a few nights of poor sleep on occasion, but when sleep is disrupted for weeks or months on end, insomnia can become, well… a nightmare. So let’s look at insomnia and how it develops. Chronic insomnia is disturbed sleep at least three days a week for more […]

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