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.

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 Beautiful Wall Arts And Decals For Yoga Room Décor
yoga room decal showing a woman doing yoga on the beach

6 Beautiful Wall Arts And Decals For Yoga Room Décor

Nothing makes me happier than walking into a home and seeing artworks and decals in a yoga room. Décor options for the yoga enthusiast are plenty these days thanks to the fact that yoga is now so very popular. If you have a yoga room at home 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 a big fan of artworks, wall art and decals. If so, I’ve got a treat for you. Take a look at the…

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6 Best Meditation Benches We Truly Love In 2019

Meditation benches are one of the most important pieces of furniture you can buy for your meditation room. The reason is simple: 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 for meditation. You could get: A chair [here's our picks of the best meditation chairs] A…

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This Is How I Meditate Before Bed Every Night Of My Life

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 dream [READ: Tibetan Dream Yoga For Lucid Dreaming]. Sleep, on the other hand, is when you drift out…

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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 meditation garden or design a Zen room. If you’ve been thinking about buying a Buddha statue, you might like to also consider a Buddha fountain. That way you get the beautiful Buddha sculpture and the relaxing water sounds…

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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 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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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 mindfulness 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.…

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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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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 chairs for you based on your individual needs. Meditation chairs are one of the most important types of meditation furniture to buy [READ: The Best Furniture For Meditation]. Meditation chairs are so important because they help you to sit with good posture when meditating. This is vital because if you do not sit with good posture you could badly hurt your knees and back.  In fact, of the many health risks from meditating, spinal injury is one of the worst. When you sit meditating for hours on…

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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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7 Best Meditations For Sleep To Stop Your Insomnia

Let me tell you about the time I started using meditation techniques for sleep. For three years at university I didn't sleep at all. I lay awake at night staring at the ceiling, my eyes red and dry, my mind empty yet somehow full at the same time. Lying there in bed unable to sleep, I started to just focus my mind on my breathing, unaware that this in fact was a type of meditation. This is actually how I started getting into meditation, by doing it without realising in the early hours of the morning. Later I would learn…

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8 Best Gifts For Yoga Lovers For Christmas 2019

You want to get the best gifts for yoga lovers. You know some yoga presents are obvious, like yoga pants and a class at your local studio, but you want something better than that. You want to get the absolute best gift for yoga lovers. Something thoughtful. Something meaningful. Something they will cherish, whether it's for a birthday, anniversary, Christmas present or any other special occasion. You want a memorable pressie! What do you get? There are a lot of options. I previously shared my very favorite gifts for meditation lovers (lots of great gift ideas for yogis in there,…

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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 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. Thousands of THE DAILY MEDITATION’s readers have been loving…

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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 Mats And Meditation Cushions For 2019
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 Mats And Meditation Cushions For 2019

If you're a serious meditator, you really need buy a good meditation mat, meditation pillow or meditation cushion.Thankfully there are lots of good options available and in this guide I will show you how to choose.  A good meditation seat will massively improve your practice. Why? It all comes down to posture. When you meditate, you need to have the correct sitting posture. Sitting with good posture helps you to focus. Plus, with good posture you will prevent knee and back pain while meditating. The best meditation pillows improve posture, and this helps both with your practice and with your health.…

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How To Choose Buddha Statues For Your Home Or Garden

In this guide we will be looking at different meditating Buddha statues for sale online and how to choose the best meditating Buddha statue for your home or garden.  But first: Why A Buddha statue?  . Buddha ornaments are one of the most important type of spiritual sculptures you can have in your home or meditation garden. I personally always recommend incorporating a statue of when you are creating your meditation room.  But there are several important things to bear in mind when you buy Buddha statues for your garden or home. Did you know: Different meditating Buddha statues mean…

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