Posts Categorized: Emotions

The Four Streams of Meditation

Did you know that there are actually four streams in the meditation tradition? They form a complete package containing all the different ways you can apply the skill of meditation. Calm and concentration Calming your mind is where it all starts – finding and holding your mental and emotional balance. Your body relaxes and your… Read more »

3 ways to achieve a calm and focused mind

Lifeflow was recently asked to contribute to an article commissioned by Bupa Life Insurance helping people find ways to achieve a calm and focused mind. The Lifeflow techniques are outlined below, but you can read the entire article, including tips from a number of other ‘expert advisors’ on the Bupa website: Read ‘How to Stay Calm:… Read more »

Emotions and Health

Traditional psychotherapy and medicine have accepted the view that mental and physical health are merely the absence of mental and physical illness. However, following research conducted in the last couple of decades, this view is being overhauled as researchers have discovered that freeing a patient from anxiety leads them, not to being happy, but to… Read more »

Your Emotional Brain

Have you ever wondered about how little emotional training we actually get? I invariably mention this when talking with students and clients because it’s quite an eye-opener to realise that most of us get either very little or none at all. And yet emotions play such a large part in our lives, usually determining how… Read more »