Category: Meditation Tools

  • How To Use Mala Beads

    How To Use Mala Beads, Featured Article

      Hinduism, Buddhism, Christianity, Islam, Sikhism, Bahá’í, and now Mindfulness. What do they all have in common? Prayer beads! The most commonly used term for prayer beads, at least when it comes to mindfulness and the recent meditation revival, is “mala beads”. This is a Buddhist term, but has also been adopted by all types […]

  • What Book About Meditation Should Everyone In The World Read?

    What Book About Meditation Should Everyone In The World Read?

    Have you ever read a great meditation book? A book that made you think, “if everyone in the world read this the world would be a better place”. Just imagine everyone learning how to become calmer, more peaceful and happier… … by chanting “OM” in a wiggly lotus position. Or just sitting quietly in a chair. I prefer […]

  • 5 Ways To Make Time For Meditation

    5 Ways To Make Time For Meditation, Featured Article

    Time is the world’s most valuable commodity, they say. Yet we seem to “spend” more and more of it, with very little time left to take care of our own well-being and health. Which is where meditation comes in with it’s ever increasing number of benefits. Meditation can help treat anxiety, depression and adhd, plus help […]

  • The Pebble Meditation Technique

    The Pebble Meditation Technique, Featured Article

    Ever held a pebble in your hand? I bet you have, at least as a child. A child examines everything it comes across. Feel, taste, touch, play! So with that in mind, what better way to introduce children (and everyone else) to meditation than with the help of a pebble.. ..or 4 pebbles! That is exactly what Thich Nhat […]

  • The Bell Of Mindfulness

    The sweet sound of ding! Doorbell? No, not ding-dong doorbell, but the ding from a mindfulness bell. Before we talk about the mindfulness bell, let’s remind ourselves of what mindfulness is: “mindfulness means paying attention in a particular way; on purpose, in the present moment, and non judgmentally.” – Jon Kabat-Zinn Mindfulness is about allowing […]

  • Interview With Peter Ragnar

    Interview With Peter Ragnar

    I recently had the great pleasure of interviewing author and expert, Peter Ragnar, about meditation. I am super excited that we got to interview Peter, an author of 30 books on topics such as meditation, motivation, qi gong, longevity, super strength and natural health. As if that wasn’t enough, there has been written 7 books about him, […]

  • Zazn Meditation App

    Zazn Meditation App

    Does your meditation timer have guided meditations, adjustable settings and numerous sound effects? I used to simply use the alarm on my smartphone as a meditation timer. It works ok, but the alarm can be a bit startling, and does not have anything extra. Just the alarm sound going off at the set time. It […]

  • Reddit Meditation FAQ

    Reddit Meditation FAQ

    What does a white alien mascot have to do with meditation? A whole lot, apparently! In case you don’t know, lets take a moment to explain what Reddit is. Often described to as “the front page of the internet”, Reddit is a social networking service and news website where people can submit content and others can […]

  • Mini Holiday Post #6

    Mini Holiday Post

    Have some holiday peace with this mini holiday post! We are on vacation over the holidays, and will be back with regular content on the 8th of January… …except for on the 31st of December when we’ll publish our happy new year post (stay tuned for that). The theme for our mini holiday posts is “meditation talks”, and we’ll […]

  • Mini Holiday Post #2

    Mini Holiday Post

    Have some holiday peace with this mini holiday post! We are on vacation over the holidays, and will be back with regular content on the 8th of January… …except for on the 31st of December when we’ll publish our happy new year post (stay tuned for that). The theme for our mini holiday posts is “meditation talks”, and we’ll […]