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Meditation is a journey of self-discovery and a journey inwards. It is time taken for silence and quiet reflection, away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. Taking time out is an excellent way to come back to a centered place of being. The pace of life in the modern world is growing even […]
Both yoga and meditation alone provide a range of health benefits. However, combining regular yoga and meditation with the use of essential oils can optimize your experience, helping you get more out of each session. Help feel relaxed at peace in a meditative state with MONQ’s personal diffuser, Zen. The ten best essential oils to supplement […]
The world is a beautifully loud, visually explosive ball rotating in the middle of this wondrous universe. Getting to experience life is magical and enlightening; at least that is what I keep telling myself in the hopes that one day I will actually believe it. I have made it my mission to find my […]
If you’re interested in meditation but are not sure where to start, or just need a refresher, we’ve put together some tips and practices for beginners and novices alike!
The mind is a versatile and powerful tool that allows humanity to navigate and manipulate the world safely and optimally. Nevertheless, the great potential of the human mind also leaves it susceptible to stress, anxiety, fears, and worries. Even though these issues are much more common today, they have existed as part of the human […]
Sometimes, meditation can feel like a lonely activity or even a slightly selfish one. After all, it’s something you’re doing on your own, to benefit yourself. Even while meditating in a group, you’re generally focused on yourself, with your eyes closed. As such, meditation doesn’t seem like something you’d do to improve your relationships. However, […]
Meditation comes in many different forms and is accessible to anyone who is willing to put aside a few minutes a day. Meditation can be as simple or as elaborate as you want it to be. The most important aspect is to just be present and mindful. Taking a bit of time out of every […]
There are many different ways that meditation alone can help. However, breathing meditation has a lot of unique benefits that can improve your mind and body. While it might not seem like much, breathing meditation can be very powerful when implemented properly. In this article, we will discuss some of the key benefits that breathing […]
Everyone is feeling the effects of stress these days. Whether you are one of the 70% of Americans that suffer from stress or are simply acquainted or intimate with one of them, you probably know that this condition, in high dosages and too frequently, is not a good thing. Stress, in itself, is not a […]
It is easy to become enthusiastic about the practice of meditation and begin a fully-committed practice of meditation, only to be derailed by some of the most common obstacles in this practice. The biggest reason practitioners encounter troubles with their practice often comes from misunderstandings and unreasonable expectations. This is only natural. Today the ancient […]
Meditation is for everyone and the wealth of scientific and anecdotal evidence that supports the claim is evident just about everywhere. Regular meditations have been known to fight depression and stress, improve emotional resilience and engender feelings of genuine empathy and patience.1 These kinds of benefits currently are and have been a valuable support to parenting […]
The concepts and philosophies built on the practice of meditation span a 5,000-year history and can seem daunting and complex from afar. Up close, however, it will only take a few minutes to wrap the mind around the very simplistic practice that involves nothing more than building a connection to the moment and, through cultivation, […]
Bad moods seem to defy all logic. It’s not uncommon to witness the calmest and collected individual go from happy and serene to high-strung and tense within just a few minutes. While moodiness is a big part of the human condition, and no one can be perfectly happy and positive all the time, without some […]
Modern culture implies that stress is simply a natural part of life, and many professionals are conditioned to operating in high-pressure situations where deadlines are always around the corner and the need to persevere becomes more important with each passing moment. Of course, a certain amount of stress is inevitable and an important part of […]
Although meditation can be done anywhere at any time, you surely want to make it a special experience. One of the best ways to develop discipline in your meditation while nurturing your inner growth is making the location consistent. Whenever we set aside a given area for a specific task, we create an anchor in […]
Meditation is a practice that was once thought of by many in the West as sort of a “fringe” practice, even though it has been a major part of mental and emotional health in the East for many millenniums. However, over the past couple of decades as more people have come out praising the benefits […]