Stephen’s Conscious TV interview released

Stephen’s Conscious TV interview released

“Transformation and Transcendence” Conscious TV recently interviewed both Stephen and Tina, and has now published the interview with Stephen and announced it to their viewership, and will also be broadcasting it in several countries. It was filmed a few weeks ago while they were teaching in London. Some of you may know the program, in which spiritual teachers such as A.H. Almaas, Adyashanti, Reggie Ray, Mantak Chia, Sandra Maitri,...

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Tina Interviewed on Conscious TV

Tina Interviewed on Conscious TV

Conscious TV has interviewed Tina and Stephen for their program. Tina’s program, “Living the Enlightenment Drive,” includes the 55 minute interview, a 40 minute segment discussion with Tina, Stephen and the hosts Iain and Renate, and a 7 minute guided meditation at the end. This program is broadcast on the internet, and in many countries worldwide. Conscious TV features select spiritual teachers around the world. Here’s...

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Positive Global Trends Are Overlooked By Media

Positive Global Trends Are Overlooked By Media

It is easy in these times to feel overwhelmed by the media’s skewed focus on sensationalized, negative news stories that capture our attention. However, the facts (as studied by historians and other impartial experts) show that we are living overall in the most peaceful, prosperous and progressive era in human history, for people across the planet. Check out economis Max Roser’s www.ourlworldindata.org (the visual histories on the...

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Italy and London Events Held March 2018

Italy and London Events Held March 2018

We taught our third retreat in Italy, a 2-week retreat, in March 2018. In London, we taught our first UK event, a daylong on March 17, 2018. Our Europe events have drawn people from many countries in Europe and beyond. Our 1-week retreat in 2016 included 35 retreatants from 11 countries, including Italy, Austria, Canada, England, France, Germany, Indonesia, Israel, the Netherlands, Switzerland, and Sweden, and other European retreats have...

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Practice as a Balm in Difficult Times

Practice as a Balm in Difficult Times

Practice as a Balm in Stressful Times Question from a student: Recently, I have begun a very emotionally stressful period in my life.  I have been called to my meditation practice more often to try and quiet my mind. I have often in the past turned to my practice in times of stress for clarity, guidance and divine connection. During a couple of my sittings intense emotions have bubbled up mostly in the form of sadness and crying. I think my...

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Yale Neuroscience Article Investigates How Concentration Meditation Deactivates the “Me”

Yale Neuroscience Article Investigates How Concentration Meditation Deactivates the “Me”

In this article, Dr. Judson Brewer (former director of the Yale Neuroscience Clinic, and current director of Research at the Center for Mindfulness at U-Mass) and his associates summarize the research for which Tina was one of the medication subjects, as an advanced meditator. The study focuses on the activation and deactivation of the posterior cingulate cortex center (PCC) of the brain through concentration meditation. The PCC is...

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