Meditative silence and the good life Acem

Meditative silence and the good life

Dato
Lørdag 20. november 2021
Tidspunkt
kl 15:00 - kl 16:00

● Why the pursuit of happiness is (often) counterproductive

What makes a life worth living? 

Most of us pursue happiness. The American constitution even considers it an unalienable right. But what is happiness? A feeling of joy running through your body? A life filled with happy moments? Recognition, stable relationships or the absence of suffering? Paradoxically, the pursuit of happiness can lead us away from a good life, and make us strive for the unreachable or sacrifice the good life for instant satisfaction. Research even purports to tell us which countries have the highest happiness scores, and which activities create feelings of happiness within us.

Meditative silence brings us closer to our own spontaneous inner flow. This enhances our contact with ourselves and with others. How does this relate to happiness and the good life? What are the dilemmas encountered when searching for a meaningful life? The reflections discussed in this webinar are based both on research and experience with Acem Meditation. 

Dato
Lørdag 20. november 2021
Tidspunkt
kl 15:00 - kl 16:00

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Kurstype: Acem Forum

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Kursledere

Vilde Drageset Haakensen

Kurslærer i Acem. Redaktør i Dyade. Kreftlege, forsker på kreft på Radiumhospitalet. Har meditert siden 1993 og vært kurslærer i Acem siden 1996. Gift og har to døtre.