The Best Teas for Meditation Taste Much Better Than You Think

2017-09-07T12:57:57+00:00 August 24th, 2017|Categories: Health, Lifestyle, Meditation|Tags: , , , , , |

The Best Teas for Meditation Taste Much Better Than You Think There are few things more vital to a peaceful and fulfilling life than meditating. Taking the time to relax and absorb the energy around you can help to ease your mind and burn away stress. When I’m meditating, I like to indulge in a tranquil tea. Finding the best teas for meditation is not easy but I’m here to help you out. Of course, many find the taste of tea unpleasant. But the truth of the matter is that the best teas for meditation taste much better than you think. Let’s discuss some of them, shall we? Why is Tea Useful for Meditating? Tea is useful for meditating for a variety of different reasons; some of which are tangible, and some of which are intangible. The calming effect that tea has on you can’t easily be described, but it certainly exists. Though it’s filled with caffeine, it’s also served hot, essentially spiking your awareness and lulling you to sleep simultaneously. Not to mention, the aroma of the tea is one of the most inviting and calming aromas on the planet. Meditating requires that you be relaxed, but fully [...]

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 [...]