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Meditation and Mindfulness

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Articles about mindfulness and meditation.

Mindfulness, Metacognition and Hypnosis

In 2006, Steven Jay Lynn collaborated with the Buddhist teacher Lama Surya Das, and two other researchers, in an attempt to explore the possibility of combining elements of Buddhist mindfulness meditation practice, cognitive therapy, and hypnosis, drawing on recent research in cognitive psychology. This post briefly summarises and comments upon their article.

Mindfulness & Relaxation Techniques

This short article outlines the role of self-monitoring and self-awareness training in cognitive-behavioural approaches to relaxation training, such as Progressive Relaxation and Appliedd Relaxation.

The Philosophy of Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy (CBT)

The Philosophy of CBT is a book by psychotherapist Donald Robertson about Stoicism and modern CBT and REBT, published in August 2010 by Karnac. This brief post links to the book online and some other relevant resources.

Did Hypnotism Originate as a Form of Meditation?

This short article explains how hypnotism actually originated, in part, under the influence of Oriental meditation techniques, described in the writings of James Braid, the founder of hypnotherapy.