12 Best Meditation Tools When You Need An Aid For Meditation

What are the best meditation tools / meditation aids you have ever used? (leave a comment). There are lots of excellent meditation aids that can help you to go further in your meditation. Equipment like malas and Zafu can be real game changers. Some of the best meditation aids for 2019 include: Buddha statues Apps Gongs And meditation chairs   Let me tell you about one of my best meditation tools  My personal favorite meditation tool has to be my mala. This is one of the best Buddhist meditation aids out there. It's the first piece of meditation equipment I ever…

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28 Different Types Of Yoga And Their Benefits

You wont believe some of these different types of yoga and their benefits.   There are 28 different types of yoga with benefits that range from fitness to relaxation to weight loss to spiritual awakening.  There are so many different types of yoga. And that's a good thing because there's nothing like yoga for creating positivity in your life. Trouble is, how do you know which type of yoga is best for you? Take a look at all the different types of yoga and their benefits in the list below. Mind-blowing.   How to pick the right one of these different types of…

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CBD Vaporizers and Other Tips to Chill Out Your Mind and Body

We all know what it feels like to become stressed out, fuming mad, and flat-out depressed. Fortunately, there are a number of tricks to improve how our anxious bodies and minds feel. For instance, people can clear their heads with yoga, smart diets, and powerful vapes of CBD oil to assist their physical and mental states. Not only will you look terrific, but you can also feel fantastic with the best CBD products on the market. In order to be happy, a person must find a clear state-of-mind. For instance, most have trouble eating, sleeping, and functioning when they have…

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How Yoga Relieves Stress Naturally

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Life can be stressful for people of any age. The daily life can be very hectic, with schoolwork, exams, work, social life, and other important things. A lot of factors need to be balanced and it can be difficult, even for adults. Stress is a natural defense installed in our bodies to escape predators and other dangers. During a “fight or flight” moment [1], the body releases hormones that prepare the body to escape or confront the challenge being faced. These chemical compounds released in the body include adrenaline, non-adrenaline, and cortisol or the “stress hormone” [2]. While stress can…

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Best Meditation Plants For Yoga Studios And Zen Rooms

Whether you are creating a home meditation space or your own yoga studio, one thing to consider is plants. There are many excellent plants for meditation and yoga spaces. And they can work wonders for your studio. As a meditation teacher and a professional who helps yoga teachers and meditation teachers with their set-ups, I’m always intrigued to see which specific plants people will use in their yoga spaces and meditation spaces. There are many benefits of incorporating plants into yoga and meditation spaces. Take a look at the list below, and for more ideas on home decor be sure…

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Ultimate Guide To Yoga For Back Pain Relief

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One of the most common reasons people get into yoga is for back pain relief. According to the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, approximately 80% of people will experience back pain problems at some point in their life [1] There are so many reasons why people experience back pain. They range from sitting for too long, to having bad posture, to being stressed (which causes us to place tension on the body, including in the spine).   Back pain is associated with numerous health conditions such as arthritis and ruptured discs. And anyone who has experience prolonged back…

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5 Anti-Aging Meditation Techniques To Look And Feel Young

Let’s be honest. Everyone above the age of thirty wants to look younger. So here is the good news: you can use anti-aging meditation techniques to look and feel young. Whether you want to stop the health effects of aging, or you just want to look younger for sheer aesthetic reasons, meditation will help. As a meditation teacher, I believe the best way to look young is with meditation. In this guide I will show you how. You’ll probably want to combine this with my guide to anti-aging yoga. I’m very passionate about natural healing and spiritual health. And even…

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Best Meditation For Relationship Anxiety [TUTORIAL]

Relationships can be magical. Relationship anxiety, however, can cause you to stay up all night for the wrong reasons. It can make you sweat but not in a good way. It can cause you to feel constantly stressed. Thankfully, meditation can help. Indeed, you can use meditation to stop anxiety of any kind.   There are many wonderful benefits of meditation for relationship anxiety. And in this guide I am going to show you what those benefits are and how you can get them. By the end of this article you will know how to use meditation for relationship anxiety…

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Health Astrology: Yoga Poses For Different Zodiac Signs

In this guest post we look at the relationship between types of yoga and star-signs to reveal the best type of yoga based on your star-sign.  Most people may wonder what Yoga and Astrology have in common. But according to Yoga astrology, each sign of the Zodiac is associated with a part of the body that requires attention. For example, for Cancer people, it’s the heart and for Capricorns, it’s the knee. So focusing on these areas will do them good, especially where their health is concerned. Now let’s see what the stars say about which yoga poses suit your…

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How To Manage Your Stress And Be More Happy

How are you managing lately? Is your life hectic at the moment? Do you feel like you’re not getting to the bottom of your to-do list?  Whether you’re at home or at work, there are probably times when you are simply too busy. Times when there are just far too many things to do. And all of them feel urgent. .  You have your peaceful days. But you also have those days that test you, the days that make you fee stressed. Stress can strip away your happiness. And how do you respond? You can’t stop stress from creeping, in…

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Why Your Yoga Studio Needs A Treadmill

Image source: yogajournal In recent years, many attempts have been made to turn the gym, fitness clubs, and yoga centers into a commonplace. There is no denying the fact that each one of these has changed the lives for the good and well-being of the people. Where some people prefer to hit the gym by lifting heavy weight dumbbells, others like to do cardio, and some prefer to start doing yoga.  Those who work out, be it in the form of weight lifting, cardio, or yoga, things have changed hugely. With everything advancing at a high pace, workouts have significantly…

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How To Zen Your Home To Make It Relaxing To Be In

Once you know how to Zen your home, it will be so much easier to relax at home. In this guide we'll look at how to make a Zen home.  Relaxing is something a lot of us struggle with. I personally find it difficult sometimes to de-stress. And the sad truth of it is this: One of the main causes of stress is home life. Of course, we love our homes.  But clutter, mess, and just plain bad decor can cause bad moods, stress, and the general inability to, you know, chill out. That’s why one of the best ways…

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Best Tibetan Singing Bowls For Sale Today — How To Choose

In this guide I will show you how to choose a singing bowl, and the best singing bowls to buy online today.   As a meditation teacher I have helped lots of people choose a singing bowl that was perfect for them. And in this guide I will help you to do exactly the same thing.  In this we will be looking at  Beginners introduction to Tibetan bowls Top 5 singing bowls to buy online Best singing bowl for a cheap price Best singing bowl set Best Chakra singing bowl set Best crystal chakra singing bowl set  How to buy antique singing bowls  Plus…

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6 Best Mala Bead Necklaces And Bracelets For Sale In 2019

In my big guide to Buddhist prayer bead malas I revealed everything there is to know about different types of malas and their meanings. If you read my guide you are probably excited to start buying malas. But which are the best malas to buy? In this guide I will share with you my personal top 10 best malas for sale online and why you should seriously consider getting them. Incidentally, malas make great gifts to if you are shopping for someone else [read: best meditation gifts] Let’s get started.     The Best Meditation Mala Prayer Bead Necklaces And…

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Ultimate Guide To Meditation Altars And Shrines

One of the best places to meditate is at a meditation altar. A meditation altar table gives you the perfect place to set up your meditation shrine. You can decorate it as you please, and incorporate it into the design of your meditation room. Of course, this is fairly similar to a traditional prayer altar and you can decorate it in a similar way. In a moment I will share with you the best meditation altars to buy online. But first let’s discuss why you might like to buy a meditation altar in the first place. Why A Meditation Altar?…

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8 Best Recycled Yoga Products For Eco-Friendly Yogis

If you need proof that yoga lovers are the most environmentally friendly people on Earth, just look at the amount of eco-friendly, recycled yoga gear on the market today. There are: Eco-friendly recycled yoga pants Recycled yoga mats Recycled yoga bags Recycled yoga blocks Recycled yoga chairs And o’ so much more. Let’s take a look at the very best recycled yoga gear on the market today. All of these products makes wonderful gifts for yoga lovers.    8 Best Recyclable Yoga Products  1. Natural Jute Recyclable Yoga Mat GET IT ON AMAZON This yoga mat is eco-friendly, natural, recyclable…

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25 Best Meditation Herbs For Mental Health [RANKED]

What are the best herbs for meditation? And how can the herbs of Ayurveda help with inner peace and focus?  In this guide I will share the very best Ayurveda herbs for meditation to help you find that sweet Zen spot. The majority of the herbs listed below come from Ayurveda [read: 9 Ayurveda practices for health] Ayurveda is the oldest of all health systems and comes from India. The word literally translates to “Life science”. Ayurveda teaches that body and mind are connected as one and that they both influence each other. One of the big aspects of Ayurveda…

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Netflix Show ‘Bikram’ Fighting To Get Yoga Rapist Jailed

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  New Netflix yoga show Bikram: Yogi, Guru, Predator brings to light the shocking reality of predators in yoga. The show, which premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival and will air on Netflix in Autumn, begs us to ask why yoga predator Bikram Choundhury has not been dealt what many consider rightful punishment. Bikram Choudhury, the creator of Bikram yoga, has been accused many times of sexual harassment, racism and homophobia. Allegations placed against Choudhury include two lawsuits for rape, and allegations of sexual battery, false imprisonment and harassment. Victims state that Choudhury created an inner circle of people…

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The Benefits of Meditation for Study Concentration
By using meditation for studying you can boost concentration and improve your exam results.

The Benefits of Meditation for Study Concentration

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Meditation used to be perceived as a hidden and exclusive practice, reserved to monks, yogis and other types of spiritual people. Today, people are realizing the tremendous benefits of meditation, as more and more scientific studies show the real potential that lies beneath this accessible yet fairly abstract practice. Among the many popular advantages that meditation provides, concentration sits at the top of the list. Professionals and students from all over the world are getting more and more interested to learn meditation practices that are meant to improve their learning capacities and performances. I was a college student expelled for…

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Your Ultimate Guide To Buddha Head Statues
Buddha head statues mean an awful lot. In this guide I will show you the meaning of BUddha head statues and the best ones to buy.

Your Ultimate Guide To Buddha Head Statues

Buddha head statues have become immensely popular over the past decade. And despite the fact that some people erroneously believe that these statues are offensive (more on this below), they make a wonderful addition to any meditation room. There are a wide range of Buddha statues available today. These Buddha statues vary from small table-top statues to very large garden statues. There are statues of Buddha in poses too, such as meditating Buddha statues and statues where Buddha is under the Bodhi tree (where he achieved enlightenment). One of the most popular of all statues, however, are the Buddha head…

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Marianne Williamson Presidential Campaign Brings Meditation, Yoga To Whitehouse

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Spiritual author Marianne Williamson is changing the future of American politics by bringing spirituality, meditation and yoga to the front stage. Williamson says the whole world is spiritual and politics should reflect the spiritual community. While Williamson is advocating for yoga and mindfulness, at the same time the American government is suing schools for teaching kids about mindfulness.  Bestselling spiritual author Marianne Williamson is not your typical American politician. She is a lifelong meditation practitioner and advocate for all things spiritual. Yet she is currently a Democratic White House contender [1]. Williamson led a meditation session on Monday during a…

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How Bianca Andreescu’s Meditation Practice Helped Her Win U.S Open

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Ever since she was a little girl, tennis star Bianca Andreescu has been meditating and using visualisation techniques. She may have won the Women’s U.S title on Saturday, but the day began just as all Andreescu’s days begin: with a morning meditation session. In particular, Anndreescu used visualisation to help her prepare for her opponent, megastar Serena Williams, whom she beat in straight sets 6-3, 7-5. Speaking to the press Saturday night, Andreescu said, “I put myself in situations (that) I think can happen in a match, … I just find ways to deal with [possible events] so I’m prepared…

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