CEO Collaborative Forum and our international debut in Barcelona

It was incredibly challenging to make up my mind to sit down and start writing this tiny piece of memoir about our very first international body at work trip. I’m just guessing the reasons. We had a wonderful time (well, not so much the weather), we did two lively and rich bodywork sessions with 40+ CEOs from all around the word, we had thought-provoking conversations, and much-much laughter day and night…

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Why do corporate wellbeing programs turn to dust?

Huge enthusiasm in the beginning… moderate interest a couple of weeks later… hollow training rooms in the end. We know this scenario only too well. At least if we talk about corporate welfare programs like yoga, lifestyle counselling or any initiative that seems immensely creative and constructive at the very first sight. Australian scholar Gordon B. Spence aimed at finding out what the causes of failure are and how they can be anticipated successfully.

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Dance therapy proves effective against depression

As it turns out from a fresh new study: already a 12 x 90-minute long dance therapy session can mitigate symptoms of depression and make body image improve. Finnish psychologist and dance therapist Päivi Pylvänäinen investigated the effects of dance therapy among a group of patients suffering in depression.

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Universal medicine always at hand – Meditations on self-compassion

„You should have accheived more at this point… Are you really dwelling on issues like this? It was just rubbish what you said to that woman…” In our internal dialogues we can spot many-many similar sentences that involve self-torturing emotions. Self-comapssion, on the other hand, is a “tool” that can help us handle such feelings and situations.

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A summary of 23 trials about the effectiveness of dance & movement therapy

In 2014 a meta-analysis was carried out in order to examine 23 primary trials about the effectiveness of dance and movement therapy (DMT). Results show that DMT increase quality of life, wellbeing, positive mood, body image and decrease depression and anxiety.

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Dina’s story and how it all began…

I am from the world of communication. From a world, where you have an answer for every question, where you know what is right or at least optimal, where you can explain and reinforce anything… and its opposite, of course. Where words are the bridges between human and human, thought and thought, emotion and emotion… 

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About managerial self-reflexion and bodywork

Péter Generál is one of the most well-known executive coaches in Hungary. Bodywork pops up quite regularly out of his rich methodology toolkit. And why does he regard bodywork an immensely effective technique and how is the audition of dogs connected to bodywork? This brief interview with him is aimed at answering all these questions… and more.

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