Tag: Meditation

Being gentle

Here’s a video of me talking about the importance of being gentle with yourself. I discuss the benefits of giving yourself time to simply be in the present moment, especially if you’re a person with a goal-oriented mindset. The video is part of my 1,5 months of challenges. I’m trying to learn how to be […]

blog post on silence

On Silence and Chocolate mousse

Today I spent the day without earphones. Not because I intentionally wanted to but because I couldn’t find them in my room and didn’t have time to look more thoroughly as I happened to be late for my bus. As I left, I remember thinking that my day was doomed. I was going to be away […]

The modular view of the mind, the self and meditation

The theory known as the modular view of the mind doesn’t include a unitary self. Instead, the mind consists of distinct autonomous parts, or modules, each with different responsibilities. Modules are usually activated by information in the environment and can significantly influence our state of mind. For example, pictures of neutral facial expressions look angrier […]