meditation

Four Emotional Regulation Techniques

All emotions arise due to a specific reason and it’s never a good idea to suppress them. It also isn’t a good idea to allow them to take over. In this sense, there are emotional regulation techniques that can help…

7 Laozi Quotes to Help You Evolve

Most Laozi quotes are aimed at pointing out principles for good living. That’s why those who follow them and the Tao live fulfilled lives, which is also beneficial for those around them. That’s basically what the Tao represents, an inventory of lessons…

The Benefits of a 10-Day Silent Retreat

I could write dozens of articles on the benefits of a 10-day silent retreat. I could spend hours and hours talking about the advantages a spiritual retreat can give you. There are many things I could say… but I’ll only…

Disconnecting Yourself from the World

Disconnecting yourself is one of the keys to happiness. Life demands too much from us. Society doesn’t want us to be good at what we do, it wants us to be the best. What we have determines who we are.…

6 Simple Meditation Exercises

Stress, like energy, builds up. The paradox is that by increasing the levels of the former, you decrease the levels of the latter. Additionally, both stress and energy can feed off of various sources. Stress, for example, can build up…

5 Buddhism Tips to Manage Chaos

The world has never been a peaceful place. Each historic era has had its share of negative events. In the world we live in now, everything seems constantly chaotic. However, there are some Buddhism tips that can help us deal with chaos.…

5 Books for Practicing Mindfulness in the Classroom

The practice of mindfulness isn’t just limited to adults. School children of all ages can also practice mindfulness in the classroom. Practicing mindfulness can be very beneficial during childhood. Therefore, we’ve decided to dedicate an entire article to the subject. Mindfulness…

Improve Your Self-Esteem With Mindfulness

Defining self-esteem isn’t a simple task. We could say that self-esteem is the emotional part that stems from our self-concept, the emotions that arise from how we see ourselves. These emotions create thoughts, behaviors, and emotions that tend to reinforce…

How To Maintain Inner Peace

One of the principles of the Hawaiian philosophy Ho’oponopono states: “Take care of the exterior as well as the interior, because everything is one“. This idea of unity is fundamental to understand how dissociative disorders work and to nourish our…

8 Keys to Better Living, According to Zen Coaching

Zen coaching combines two focuses. On one hand, the discipline of “coaching” is orientated towards making connections, instructing, and training others to achieve their goals. This is a Western idea. On the other hand, zen is a thousand-year-old philosophical system hoping…

Repeating mantras can calm your mind

Do you ever wish you could silence the thoughts that frustrate or distract you? Have you heard about the power that repeating mantras has on quieting your mind? Have you ever experimented to see what would happen after vocalizing one…

Chakras: 7 Wonderful Energy Centers

Eastern culture has identified energy centers situated in the human body called chakras. Here, different biological and psychological aspects of the way we relate to ourselves come together. When you balance your chakras, you put yourself on the path to health…

What Does Science Say About Meditation?

Meditation has become so popular that it is part of our lives in many environments, with different objectives. This is  not without reason. Meditation has multiple benefits for your physical and mental health. Maybe that’s why meditating is becoming fashionable.…

5 Self-Care Habits for Better Mental Health

What if you learned how to take care of your mind the same way you take care of your body? Getting into self-care habits means exercising your self-esteem muscles and overcoming the resistance of apathy. It means being more emotionally balanced…

The Tea Ceremony and Conscious Meditation

The tea ceremony is part of the Zen meditation rituals. It is what the Japanese call Ichigo, which means “a moment, an encounter.” It is all about creating a unique, unrepeatable moment. Participants focus all their senses on the moment…