The Science Behind Creativity


Despite the lack of fully understanding creativity, we now know that it can be stimulated, trained and enhanced. We also know that it is influenced and moderated by the environment, social interaction and cultural traits. Creativity can be directly or indirectly measured in its different forms. Creativity, the ability to produce innovative ideas, is one […]

Regular meditation = clarity = more choices

Regular meditation

Regular meditation practice will improve your capacity to reprogramme your actions. Most of our actions are automatised. Even though we have an element of choice and free will, the truth is that a great deal of our behaviours and feelings are automatic (some scientists claim that up to 96% of our brain activity is automated). […]

The important role that well established ancient physical techniques play in meditation

The state of meditation is possible within the metaphysical realm. However, this does not imply that your body needs to be strong or supple in order to achieve such a desirable state of consciousness also called dhyána (click on the link to read more about this concept: The more recent Western dichotomy which separates […]

How does meditation help us to recognise and reduce mistakes?

As humans we all make mistakes. However, there is a way to reduce mistakes in life, it is to recognise them and not to keep repeating them again. In order to achieve this, we need to increase self-awareness and meditation can help you accomplish this. In this article, we look at a study from Brain […]

The difference between mindfulness and meditation


Mindfulness and meditation have become mainstream topics of conversation over the recent years, with the question on many people’s minds being; what’s the difference between them? Mindfulness is an exercise to focus your mind. It is a skill you can learn and develop, which will improve your well-being, as well as your performance both at […]

How breathwork can help you solve problems

Breathing is an essential and crucial function for the health of your mind and body. It is a tool that when well explored will immediately improve your quality of life. Furthermore, it can also be used for specific purposes, for example, to have more mental clarity to resolve some of the challenges we all inevitably […]

Know thyself!

In the Temple of Apollo In Delphi, you will see written in Ancient Greek the statement: “Know thyself”. This aphorism symbolizes the beginning of Western philosophy. At DeRose Meditation our roots explore older Eastern philosophies, however, we also agree that in order to achieve our full potentiality we require self-knowledge. Therefore, you may wonder how […]

5 benefits of meditation for athletes

If you enjoy sports as much as I do, DeRose Meditation is a great way to enhance your athletic prowess. In fact, we have numerous professional athletes, in various sporting genres, from many countries already taking advantage of DeRose Meditation to improve their performance. I have been fortunate to witness in my 20 years of […]

Can mindfulness technique alter the brain?

RESEARCH SHOWS THAT MINDFULNESS TECHNIQUE IMPROVES ATTENTION Researchers at the University of Sunshine Coast, Australia, conducted a study investigating how mindfulness can improve the ability to pay attention. They discovered that participants who were randomly allocated to a mindfulness intervention group, not only showed improvements in sustained attention, but also maintained these improvements up to […]

5 myths and truths about meditation

Meditation is becoming more and more popular, but it is still a fairly new concept to many Western cultures. As a result, there is a great deal of confusion and misinformation around the principles of meditation. I hope these 5 myths and truths about meditation help to clarify and enhance your understanding of this incredible […]