It’s also official, although much less newsworthy. My blog entitled The King’s Speech, Stammering and Mindfulness has proved to be my most popular blog, other than the one entitled My Favourite Quotations on Mindfulness and Mindfulness Meditation.
Here is an article which refers to the use of both Zen and Mindfulness to treat stuttering. I found the article most interesting, especially the bit which says that stutterers who want to speak fluently should learn to stutter well. Sounds almost counter-intuitive, and even a bit offensive, but I know what the author is trying to say. It’s consistent with the adage, “Your weakest links might just become your strongest chain.” It’s also consistent with the metaphysical law of non-resistance (“Whatever you resist, persists”).
Finally, a recent segment on Australian television referred to the important work of the Australian Stuttering Research Centre. Here is its website.
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