Make Your Home A Place Of Happiness

Want to know how you can make your home the happiest and most positive it’s ever been? We’ll show you how in these guides and articles.

5 Best Mindful Cookbooks with Buddhist Recipes (Yummy!)

As a meditation teacher and amateur chef, there is nothing I love more than a good mindful cookbook or Buddhist cookbook so I can take my meditation practice to the kitchen. Mindful cooking combines the two things I love most. Preparing traditional Buddhist food in a mindful way is a treat for both the mind and the taste buds. You get that mindful-creativity in the kitchen while also getting to eat some pretty delicious Buddhist food. That's why cooking is one of my favorite mindful activities. In 2020 we are witnessing the explosion in popularity of both mindfulness and Buddhism.…

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How To Design Your Home For Mental Health

The layout and design of the family home can have a direct affect on the mental health of both yourself and your family. Overcrowding, clutter, poorly chosen décor, and certain pollutants can cause anxiety, depression and stress. But there is good news: you can take charge and re-design your home for mental health. There are serious mental health benefits of a properly designed interior. You can boost your mood, improve your health and wellbeing, and improve family life in general just by making some smart adjustments to your house. In this guide I will show you how to design your…

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6 Best Yoga Decals For Yoga Room Decor At Home
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6 Best Yoga Decals For Yoga Room Decor At Home

When it comes to nailing your yoga room decor, nothing is better than a good yoga decal. Nothing makes me happier than walking into a home and seeing artworks in a yoga room. Décor options for togis are plenty these days thanks to the fact that yoga is now so very popular. If you have a studio at home ot you just want to make your bedroom more yogi-inspired, you might be looking for some beautiful items to put in it. My list of essential furniture for your yoga room is a god place to start. And maybe you are…

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6 Best Meditation Benches We Truly Love In 2019

Meditation benches are one of the most important furniture items you can buy for your Zen room. In this guide I will share the best meditation benches for 2020. Good seats are vital because they improve your posture. When you are meditating it is imperative that you sit with good posture. Otherwise you will be at risk of injuring your knees, your spine, and other areas of the body. Plus, sitting with good posture makes it easier to focus when you meditate. There are several different choices you have when it comes to buying a seat. You could get: A…

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How To Lie Down To Meditate Before Bed Tonight

In this guide we will be looking at how to lie down to meditate before bed at night.  Should you meditate before bed? As a meditation teacher a lot of people ask me that question. And It’s a good one. Meditation is in many ways the total opposite of going to sleep. When you meditate you actually become more conscious than you are at most other times. After all, one of the main reasons people meditate is specifically to heighten their consciousness. There are even meditation techniques to make you conscious while you sleep, like when you have a lucid…

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Best Buddha Water Fountain For Home Or Garden

Nothing makes me feel more peaceful than sitting by my Buddha water fountain and meditating. Water is the purest thing on Earth. Whether it be the beautiful oceans around the world or the stream at the bottom of my garden back home, I simply love water. That’s why I always recommend people get a beautiful Buddha water fountain when they create a  garden meditation area. If you’ve been thinking about buying a Buddha head, you might like to also consider a Buddha fountain. That way you get the beautiful Buddha sculpture and the relaxing water sounds too! You close your…

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How To Create A Garden Meditation Area

I simply love the energy in a beautiful garden. And one of the best ways to make your garden even better is to create a garden meditation area. A garden meditation area is a relaxing space in which to practice meditation. If you have read my guide to making your home more Zen and creating a meditation space, you’ll know my thoughts on space. Space contains energy can help us or harm us. And when we are on the pathway to enlightenment and trying to evolve our consciousness, it is essential to have the proper spaces in which to meditate.…

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Best Meditation Plants For Yoga Studios And Zen Rooms

Whether you are creating a home meditation room  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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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 in your house or apartment. In this guide we'll look at how to make a Zen home. Of course the main benefit of this is sheer relaxation. 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 your house or apartment. Of course, we love our homes.  But clutter, mess, and just plain bad decor can cause bad moods, stress, and the…

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Ultimate Guide To Meditation Altars And Shrines

One of the best places to sit and focus your mind 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 zen 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…

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How To Create A Yoga Room At Home [TUTORIAL]

One of the best things you can do for your yoga practice is to create a yoga room at home. One room of your entirely dedicate to youor practice. Imagine it: Your own at-home yoga space. A divine abode where you can enjoy your workouts with no distractions. Somewhere where you wont be reminded of those day to day things you have to do, where you’re not tripping up over the kid’s toys, somewhere just for you and yoga. Personally I need a space at home where I can do nothing but yoga and meditation. It gives me a way…

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8 Best Meditation Chairs We Truly Love In 2019

In my list of the best meditation chairs I've included all the best meditation seats for you based on your individual needs. Meditation chairs are one of the most important types of furniture to buy [READ: Best Yoga / Meditation Furniture]. Meditation chairs are so important because they help you be in the right position for meditation. This is vital because if you do not sit with good posture you could badly hurt your knees and back. When you sit meditating for hours on end you can seriously injure your spine. And if you think that this has already started…

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How To Create A Meditation Room At Home
A beautiful Zen meditation room will help you to relax and unwind and to focus when meditating. There are many different types of meditation room.

How To Create A Meditation Room At Home

In this guide I am going to share my best ideas for home meditation room decor. I'll show you how to design a meditation room you can relax in so your home will be more Zen.  If you're a proud home owner who loves meditating, you are going to get so much out of this guide. You'll learn: How to create the perfect space so you can meditate in your home. How to make a meditation room  Ideas for decor of your Zen room Design tips Room styles   What colour the room should be What the most important items for…

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Best Yoga Chairs And Yoga Ball Chairs 2019

In order to practice chai yoga safely, while protecting your body, you need one of the best yoga chairs or balls. These offer support while you practice, which helps to keep you safe. Just like with meditation, where you need a good meditation chair to keep your posture right, you need a good yoga chair or yoga ball chair to help keep your body in healthy alignment while you practice. You could practice in one of the seats you have at home. However, because regular old seats aren’t designed for working out in, they will reduce the amount of poses…

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5 Best Pieces Of Meditation Furniture For Yoga Studios At Home

How much meditation furniture do you have in your yoga studio or meditation room? Do you have: A meditation chair? Meditation shrine or alter? Meditation met / yoga mat? Meditation room divider? How about a cozy little tea table and cushions for when you want a break Meditation bench Yoga decals? If you only have a couple pieces of meditation furniture—or worse, none at all—you’re totally missing out. Meditation furniture looks beautiful, helps you meditate properly, and is full of positive energy. All of which is essential when you design your meditation room  or yoga room. Thousands of THE DAILY…

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5 Best Indian Statues Of Hindu Gods For Home And Garden

When it comes to Indian statues of Hindu gods, you are utterly spoiled for choice. Indian statues for home range from: Buddha statues Statues of Hindu gods including shiva, Ganesh, Vishnu and others. Yoga statues Buddha heads Having a beautiful sculpture of one of the Hindu gods in your home or garden will remind you to practice your religious or spiritual practices, such as meditation and japa, and it will make you feel more connected to your deity. Plus, they look simply beautiful as a decorative piece for the home! In this list I will share my personal favorite statues…

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6 Best Meditation Cushions, Pillows, Mats For 2020 [Zafu / Zabuton]
Choosing the right meditation cushion is important to your practice. Your meditation cushion should be comfortable and provide good support for your posture. Read our guide to the best meditation cushions below.

6 Best Meditation Cushions, Pillows, Mats For 2020 [Zafu / Zabuton]

In my list of the best meditation cushions to buy, you'll find Zafu, Zabutons, pillows and mats to use for meditation and yoga  If you're a serious meditator, you really need to buy a good Zabuton (meditation mat), Zen meditation pillow [zafu] or cushion. Why? Because a good meditation seat will massively help your practice.  Zen meditation pillows help you to have the correct sitting posture. This helps you to focus and also reduces the chances of knee and back pain. Those are the two main benefits of buying a Zafu and Zabuton meditation cushion set. They help both body…

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Ultimate Guide To Zen Gardens / Japanese Rock Gardens

In this tutorial we will look at how to make a Zen Garden (Japanese Rock Garden) at home. You'll learn the benefits of rock garden landscaping, how to use them for meditation, and how to tend to your sand / gravel in a mindful way. If you love DIY and Zen, you will also definitely want to read my article How To Make A Meditation Space At Home. There are many benefits of rock garden landscaping. It is about so much more than just the landscaping. The are health benefits of rock garden landscaping include the fact that relieves anxiety,…

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Meditation Pods For Sale At Last. Worth Buying One?

Meditation pods are finally for sale on Amazon. But is it actually worth buying a meditation pod?  These things are basically the future. They are probably the best meditation gadget you could own. They look like they've come right out of Start Wars. When you first see a meditation pod, you’ll probably think you’re on the set of Star Wars Episode VIII. That’s because most meditation pods look uncannily like a spacecraft. To be a nerd; they specifically look like an escape pod. That’s a surprisingly fitting term, actually. An escape pod is precisely what this is. You sit back…

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7 Ways Kind Parents Make Kids Feel Good About Themselves

A child’s self esteem is pivotal to their happiness and wellbeing. You will know whether your kids are okay by checking these self esteem symptoms. All caring parents long to help kids to feel good about themselves. But doing so is not always easy. And many parents make mistakes. One big mistake a lot of compassionate parents make is that they give far too much praise in a harried attempt to make their children feel good about themselves. I guess they believe a spoonfull of sugar helps the medicine go down. To put it bluntly: they’re wrong. Great parents know…

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