What Is a Zafu Meditation Cushion?

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Few people in the world don’t know what meditation is but for those that don’t, it’s the conscious act of breathing in and out while clearing your mind. That’s a simplistic explanation but you get the idea. If you’ve been hearing about zafu meditation cushions and wondered what all the talk is about then look … Read more

30 Meditation Tips for Beginners from Top Experts

Young woman sitting on crossed leg with praying hands; meditating and relaxing

Anyone that is meditating knows how frustrating it can be at the beginning. You can’t get comfortable. Your mind gets distracted by the smallest irritation. And if you’re looking to tone your muscles while meditating, incorporating weights such as dumbbells into your meditation routine can be beneficial. On top of these, you think that you … Read more

The Health Benefits of Camping

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Everybody loves camping. There’s something about that unique mixture of fresh air, separation from society, and of course, cooking food on a portable camping stove that’s just oh-so refreshing. But did you realize that there is actually a whole heap of health benefits to camping, too? Well, it’s true- and in this article, we’ll show … Read more

BFRBs (Body Focused Repetitive Behaviours) and Mindfulness

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Body-focused repetitive behaviors or BFRBs are a group of disorders characterized by an intense and irresistible urge to engage in a body focused behavior such as picking the skin (excoriation disorder) or pulling out bodily hairs (trichotillomania). It is estimated that between 1-4% of the global population suffers from a BFRB, and with an increase … Read more