Clayton Micallef

Clayton has an Honour's Degree in Psychology and a Postgraduate Diploma Studies in Mindfulness. He is also an MBLC approved teacher, and currently, he is pursuing a research agenda in the practices of meditation and currently following a PhD with the University Of Aberdeen looking into the general effects of meditation and how these might influence wellbeing. He was introduced to meditation and the practices of mindfulness, compassion and insight at a very young age. Since then, he has been a long time practitioner. Personally, he comments that meditation has been one of the practices that was the cause of profound, insightful experience in his life.

Fuelling Hatred and Fear for Political Gain

Fuelling Hatred and Fear for Political Gain

As modes of transport and communication advance, they inherently make the world a smaller place.  Many times, we hear news of “the American dream”, “the prosperous EU”, “a new life in Canada” or “going down under; wonderful Australia”.  We all want a better life and such ideas lead people who are living in countries with …

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compassionate leader

Is There a Need for More Compassionate Leadership

New Zealand’s prime minister Jacinda Arden paid for the groceries of a mother who forgot her wallet at home.  Asked why she responds with a genuinely compassionate smile because she is a mother.  I ask a question do you think the world needs more leaders like her? Watch: A compassionate leader Watch the video click …

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Joining Hands: A Flow of Compassion

Joining Hands: A Flow of Compassion

Compassion Joining hands Today during my daily practice of meditation, a particular person came to mind.  I felt a deep sense of openness towards this person and what they are going through. So I engaged in a compassion practice and started directing loving-kindness and compassion towards them.  Strangely when I was directing compassion towards this …

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Zen of You and Me

A Quote

Human beings—rich or poor, East or West, educated or uneducated, man or woman—all have one thing in common: we all want joy and happiness in our life. —Interview with Lobsang Phuntsok by Andrew Hinton

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