Tea Meditation Rituals that Help You to De-Stress in a Tasty Way

2017-08-15T09:27:24+00:00 August 21st, 2017|Categories: Health, Lifestyle, Meditation|Tags: , , , , , , |

Tea Meditation Rituals that Help You to De-Stress in a Tasty Way I have always enjoyed a good cup of tea. The whole process of boiling water, steeping the tea leaves, and pouring out into a pretty mug is a welcome antidote to our fast and quick culture. When I recently learned about Zen tea meditation rituals, it made sense to me. The central practice of a tea ritual is one of mindful meditation. There are many research studies that have supported various benefits of mindfulness meditation, and I will discuss those here. Many cultures enjoy tea, and I have compiled a list of these along with some recommendations for tea to enjoy during each. Following a tea ritual couples the benefits of mindfulness meditation along with the health benefits of tea. Research on mindfulness meditation has identified both cognitive and emotional benefits. These benefits include reduced rumination, stress reduction, boosts to working memory, focus, less emotional reactivity, more cognitive flexibility, relationship satisfaction, and other benefits. The health benefits of tea are also well researched. Studies have found that drinking tea may reduce heart disease, lower cholesterol, and encourage weight loss. The flavonoids found in tea [...]

Meditation with Crystals: How to Make It More Effective

2017-06-14T14:29:41+00:00 June 14th, 2017|Categories: Lifestyle, Meditation, Spirituality|Tags: , , , |

Introduction Meditation - which is even more comforting with a good meditation cushion - is often a way to relieve your physical and emotional pain of the day. Sometimes life can throw toxic energy our way, but it also provides the unmarked, beautiful energies we need to expel the negativity. It isn't easy to live with pain and no one must. I've seen people live their whole lives in darkness that could have been light. It saddens me to think they could have achieved happiness and balance. That's why this article has been written. I hope to help others attain the quality of daily life they deserve and move them towards the same healing that comes with a higher quality of life. Meditation with crystals is an effective method to enhance your physical, emotional, mental and spiritual life. In the end, you'll be able to port a shield over your own energy while dispelling the toxicity of your pain. Away with negative and in with the balanced light! What You Will Need to Follow this Tutorial Hematite: This will be your grounding crystal Citrine: Your prosperity crystal Rose Quartz: The crystal [...]