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Michael Apollo

Toronto, Canada
Leadership and performance specialist seasoned in integrating mindfulness and emotional... Full Bio
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Pain Management with Mindfulness… while passing a kidney stone! by Michael Apollo Health Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Mind-Body This article explores pain management with mindfulness including an exercise in sensation surfing for pain management to help anyone in need. I’ve also included an ... Read on »
Pieces of meditation from a Master by Michael Apollo Health Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Mind-Body "Mind is elusive, you cannot hold it in your hand. You cannot force it into a test-tube. The only way to know it is to know it from within, from your ... Read on »
Positive psychological changes from meditation training linked to cellular health and physical... by Michael Apollo Health Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Mind-Body Telomerase is an enzyme that can rebuild and lengthen telomeres. Other studies suggest that telomerase activity may be a link between psychological stress and physical hea ... Read on »
Secrets on how to be in the moment – MEDTalk 1.1 with Michael Apollo by Michael Apollo Health Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Mind-Body How to be in the moment? In this MEDTalk video series Michael Apollo introduces us to what ancient wisdom traditions and conventional science tell us on how to brin ... Read on »
Steps for a deep relaxing sleep by Michael Apollo Health Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Mind-Body “To sleep well one must learn how to sleep” Firstly – why not lie down and simply ‘pass out’? After any stimulus, work, travel or even just reading a book prior to sleep ... Read on »
Stressed? Transform it to a Productive Force by Michael Apollo Health Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Mind-Body Stress in itself can be used as a stepping stone; it can become a creative, productive force. But through conditioning, family, society etc.  we’ve been taught tha ... Read on »
The average day in a Yogi's life by Michael Apollo Health Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Mind-Body The article on sleep I posted yesterday stimulated some deep discussion here with Swamiji Vidyanand my teacher of Transformational Yoga. We entered into the daily routine ... Read on »
The Dalai Llama visits Toronto - an inquiry to World Peace, and exploring "Inner Science" by Michael Apollo Health Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Mind-Body A Nobel Peace Prize winner and International Icon the Dalai Lama commanded such incredible presence at this evenings gathering. This Friday October 22nd, 2010 marked the sec ... Read on »
The Official Launch of Meditation for the Modern Mind! by Michael Apollo Health Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Mind-Body Thank you for being a part of my Modern Meditation Blog! My passion is providing therapeutic insight to everyone that is in need, or for those just looking for a deeper m ... Read on »
Too Many Thoughts in your Head? by Michael Apollo Health Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Mind-Body Ask yourself right now when is the last time you’ve silently observed your thoughts, let them flow with now judgment or evaluation? Related cont ... Read on »
UCLA Meditation study finds quicker & stronger brains with practice by Michael Apollo Health Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Mind-Body A February 2012 UCLA meditation study on the brains of practicing meditators has found remarkable evidence that a regular meditation practice strengthens our brains ... Read on »
Vipassana Meditation How-To & Explanation by Michael Apollo Health Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Mind-Body “Vipassana in the Buddhist tradition means insight into the nature of reality. It is a practice of self-transformation through self-observation and introspection.” ... Read on »
Vulnerability and its Power to Transform by Michael Apollo Health Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Mind-Body The known definition of vulnerability is “the state of being vulnerable or exposed; “his vulnerability to litigation”; “his exposure to ridicule”". While with many ... Read on »
Weekly Meditation by Michael Apollo Health Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Mind-Body Morning Awareness, for the rest of your Day Method : As you awake from a nights slumber, stay in bed for 10-15 minutes. At first lie perfectly still, turn onto yo ... Read on »
Weekly Meditation - 15 minutes for a Day of Clarity and a Sound Sleep by Michael Apollo Health Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Mind-Body Just as professional athletes begin and end a powerful training session with stretching - to have a powerful day of clarity and smooth flow, we must as well begin and end ... Read on »
Weekly Meditation - Relief of Restlessness and Tension by Michael Apollo Health Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Mind-Body It is not about relaxing the whole day, Do your work but find some time for your self, and that can be found only in relaxation. And you will be surprised that if you can re ... Read on »
Weekly Meditation - Relief of Restlessness and Tension by Michael Apollo Health Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Stress Management It is not about relaxing the whole day, Do your work but find some time for your self, and that can be found only in relaxation. And you will be surprised that if you can re ... Read on »
What does it mean to "Let go"? A 10 min Personal Practice for home & work by Michael Apollo Health Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Mind-Body I have been approached by many on the ability to 'let go', in response to my talks on balancing our lifestyles. This balance is one where we shift our  activity for const ... Read on »
What is Mindfulness? A visual infographic of its relevance by Michael Apollo Health Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Mind-Body What is mindfulness? With the growth of mindfulness meditation as an intervention for stress, anxiety, depression, pain and many other common ailments, this is qu ... Read on »
What is the Spiritual Path for Relationships and Love by Michael Apollo Health Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Mind-Body First, understanding constructs and preconditions People have forgotten who they truly are. Many have become hypnotized with a certain idea about themselves, and they ... Read on »