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Mindful Autogenic Dynamics

Resources / Articles

The following articles are in six groups; there is significant overlap between these groups.

A. Physiological, Psychological, and Research Matters
B. Neuro-science and related matters
C. Reflections on Mindfulness & Mindsight
D. Autogenic Training, Meditation and Mindfulness
E. Articles based on talks given by Ian Ross
F. Reflections on Autogenics 3.0 (based on Prof. Luis de Rivera’s work) embracing Mindfulness, and Meditative Exercises

APhysiological, Psychological, and Research Matters
A1The Stress Response, the Relaxation Response and the Tend and Befriend Response
A2Autogenic Training Meta-analysis (Stetter and Kupper 2002)
A3Towards a concept of happiness and well-being [Zz-36]
A4Autogenic Training and CBT [Zz-10 ]
A5Autogenic Training, CBT, and recurrent depression. (Krampen 1999)
A6Sleep Matters
A7Porges and The Polyvagal Theory - Reflections on clinical and therapeutic significance (2012)
A8The Polyvagal Theory and a more sympathetic awareness of the ANS (after Porges et al) (2012)
A9Emotions, Well-Being and Immune Function: Awe and Shame as modulators of Being – for good or ill (2015)
A10Towards Transformation: Surviving and Thriving in the era of Covid 19 – and building inner long-term Resilience to the vicissitudes of life (2020)
A11 Expressive Autogenic Resilience Training Exercises: Series A (Second Edition revised and updated 2021)
A12Expressive Autogenic Resilience Training Exercises: Series B (Second Edition revised and updated 2021)
A13Expressive Autogenic Resilience Training Exercises: Series C (Second Edition revised and updated 2021)
BNeuro-science and related matters
B1Bears, Imagination and Well-Being
B2Reframing, Reappraisal and Well-Being
B3Part I: The Origins of Affect and Affective Neuroscience – and the misplacing of Affect in the Neo-cortex (updated 2012)
B3Part II: Emotional Operating Neuro Circuits – a brief introduction to Panksepp’s model (updated 2012)
B4Emotional Triggers and the Refractory Period [Zz-54-V7]
B5Emotions, Frontal Lobe Dynamics and Autogenic Training (revised & updated 2014)
B6Perceptions, flowers, and reality (revised and updated 2020)
B7The Effects of Positive Imagination on Anxiety and Affect
B8Empathy, Mirror Neurones, and Prefrontal cortex
B9Mental Training, the Pre-frontal cortex, Resilience and Equanimity
B10Snakes, Conditional Stimuli, and Equanimity – Approaches to treating mind-body disturbances
B11Transforming Distressing Mind-Body-States – from Negative Ruminations towards Well-Being
B12Affect Labelling, Autogenic Training, and reducing Emotional Distress
B13Expressive Writing and Well-Being – the efficacy of intentionally Off Loading through writing (2013)
B15Towards a Growth Mindset (2014)
B16Antidotes to Threats our Minds Create – the Soothing and Contentment System (2013)
B17The Window of Affective Tolerance- Reflections on Childhood Stressors and some Clinical, Psychological and Personal Implications (based on Ogden) (2014)
B18The Space to Choose - reflections on the gap between stimulus and the response (2014)
B19Reflections on a Secure Base - Attachment and Autogenic Dynamicss
B20 Separation Distress and Well-Being: Neurophysiological reflections on developing a Secure Base
B22A playfully sympathetic approach to the Polyvagal Theory – An introduction to Flourishing Autogenically (Second Edition Revised and updated 2021)
B23Flourishing Autogenically – Pathways to Well-Being and Feeling Safe Whatever our Background. (A more detailed version of the B22 article)
B24Autogenic Switches and Well-Being (2020)
B25 Some Key Themes of Neuroscience relevant to Well-Being – based on the work of Richard Davidson et al (May 2022)
B26Well-Being and Flourishing as a Skill we can Develop – based on Richard Davidson et al (May 2022)
B27 B 27 Three Key Types of Meditation and their varying and specific effects on Well-Being (October 2022)
B28B28 An Experiential Introduction to ABC States of the Polyvagal Theory – An outline of a brief practical guide developed with students of AT (Second Edition October 2023)
CReflections on Mindfulness & Mindsight
C1An Overview of Mindsight, Mindfulness and Attunement
C2Mindsight - our seventh sense – and associated middle pre-frontal cortex functions
C3Resonance Circuits, Mirror Neurones, and Mindfulness
C4The Hub of Mindsight
C5Five Key Components of Mindfulness (Based on concepts of Daniel Siegel 2007) ZZ 97
C6-AIntegration and Well Being - original 3 page version (2011)
C6-BIntegration and Well Being - expanded 17 page version (2013)
C7Being in touch with our feelings – Hemispheric Integration (includes the concept of Affect Labelling)
C8Lost or disturbing memories – Memory Integration
C9Making sense of our lives – Narrative Integration
C10Autogenic Training, Insight Meditation and Mindful Awareness
C11Timely Integration
C12Presence in Mind - Autonomic Afferents and Well-Being (2014)
C13C 13 Shadow and Light of our Time (2023)
DAutogenic Training, Meditation and Mindfulness
D1Reflections on foundations for mindful living
D2Dana Paramita
D3Store Consciousness and Watering our Positive Seeds
D4Duhkha, Impermanence, and inter-relatedness (Some Reflections on Sakyamuni, Inter-relatedness, and Well-Being)
D5Seven Practices of Mindfulness (after Thich Nhat Hanh)
D6A brief introduction to two basic forms of Meditation
D7Foundations of Mindfulness
D8 Duhkha II The Second Arrow and Sympathetic Afferents (2017)
D9Duhkha III: Reducing duhkha – Experiential Modes, Mindfulness and Intuitive Working Memory (2017)
D10Look at the Cypress Tree (2015)
D11Sukha – Paths of Well-Being, PSNS Afferents, and Inner Warmth: from Duhkha to Sukha (2017)
D12Diligence and Well Being (2017)
EArticle based on talks given by Ian Ross
E03Look at the Cypress Tree – Autonomic Afferents and Well-Being - Background Research Paper for talk given to the British Autogenic Society Annual Lecture London - 21st May 2016
FReflections on Autogenics 3.0 (based on Prof. Luis de Rivera’s work) including Meditative Exercises
F1An introduction to Autogenics 3.0 – based on the work of Luis de Rivera
F2Autogenic 3.0: an approach to the 10 Standard Exercise format for those familiar with, and practising, the Six Standard Exercise format
F4Some Consequences of Blocking Feelings – of not allowing ourselves to feel the feeling
F5AFeeling the Feeling Meditation I
F5BFeeling the Feeling Meditation II
F6.1Constructive Feeling Meditation I: Calm (After de Rivera)
F6.2Constructive Feeling Meditation II: Existence (After de Rivera)
F6.3Constructive Feeling Meditation III: Zest (After de Rivera)
F6.4Constructive Feeling Meditation: IV: Love, Human Heartedness, and Self-esteem (extrapolated from de Rivera)
F7Meditation on Five Sounds that can Heal the World (after Hanh)
F8Meditation embracing Joy, Happiness, Inner Distress and Healing
F9Constructive Feeling Meditation on Inter-Being: Part I (October 2022)
F10Constructive Feeling Meditation on Compassion – based on an approach by Akong Rinpoche (October 2022)
F11Constructive Feeling Meditation: Inter-Being Part II
Meditations in and around “Call me by my True Names” – after Thich Nhat Hanh (2023)
F12Constructive Feeling Meditation on The Diamond that Cuts Through our Illusions – based on the Diamond Sutra (planned for Autumn 2022)
F13Constructive Feeling Meditation on Compassion and Joy: Reflections on the Four Immeasurables – Based on Hanh 1998 (planned for 2023)
F20Reflections on the Full Awareness of Breathing Sutra Part I – embracing the first eight of the Sixteen Breathing Exercises (1 to 8)

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