8 Meditation Hand Positions: Where Do I Put My Hands?

Meditation hand positions drive beginners crazy because there’s always the question of, “where do I put my hands when meditating?” And then, you’ll see a world-class practitioner or a Buddha statue and notice they have very specific hand meditation positions. In fact,...

How to Use Meditation Balls and 3 Ball Recommendations

Meditation balls, also known as baoding balls, are something I've always been interested in for both dexterity reasons and to help meditate. However, I realized that I honestly had no idea how to use these balls properly, so I decided to share my research with...

Meditation Words and Their Meanings

Meditation has become a universal practice. If you, like many others, have gained an interest in meditation and are learning more about it, there’s a good chance that you’ve come across words or terms you don’t understand. In this guide, we hope to bring some clarity...

Health and wellness

8 Meditation Hand Positions: Where Do I Put My Hands?

8 Meditation Hand Positions: Where Do I Put My Hands?

Meditation hand positions drive beginners crazy because there’s always the question of, “where do I put my hands when meditating?” And then, you’ll see a world-class practitioner or a Buddha statue and notice they have very specific hand meditation positions. In fact,...

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Meditation Words and Their Meanings

Meditation Words and Their Meanings

Meditation has become a universal practice. If you, like many others, have gained an interest in meditation and are learning more about it, there’s a good chance that you’ve come across words or terms you don’t understand. In this guide, we hope to bring some clarity...

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6-Step Guide on How to Make a Meditation Altar

6-Step Guide on How to Make a Meditation Altar

Meditation takes a lot of time and patience. If you’re just getting started, I suggest skipping this article and reading one of the following: What to Do After Meditation? Why Doesn’t Meditation Work for Me? Why? Learning how to make a meditation altar can take the...

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639 Hz Frequency Benefits

639 Hz Frequency Benefits

The 639 Hz frequency is one of the Solfeggio frequencies that is believed to help create a positive shift in those who are listening to them. There are nine Solfeggio tones, and each one has a different effect and benefits. There are many 639 Hz frequency benefits,...

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What is Chakra Meditation?

What is Chakra Meditation?

There are more than a dozen types of meditations out there. While mindfulness tends to get all of the attention, chakra meditation can be especially therapeutic for those who want to work on specific issues. Often, when we struggle in certain areas of our lives, our...

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Fitness

5 Benefits of Protein Shakes After Workouts 

5 Benefits of Protein Shakes After Workouts 

Protein shakes are such an integral part of the fitness world that nearly every trainer will recommend them. Unfortunately, many people think “shakes will make me bulky,” but that’s not really true, depending on your goals. The benefits of protein shakes after...

Homesteading

7 Seed Storage Box & Seed Organization Ideas

7 Seed Storage Box & Seed Organization Ideas

You’ve saved and dried your seeds from this year’s garden. Now what? If you’ve read our guide on storing seeds, you know that seeds are best stored in a place that’s: Cool Dark Dry You may have an excellent location for storage, but what about your seed storage box?...

How To Dry Squash Seeds for Planting

How To Dry Squash Seeds for Planting

If you have a backyard garden, there’s a good chance that you have at least one type of squash growing either in the summer or fall. In fact, there are more than 100 types of squash. Along with butternut, acorn, zucchini and the beloved pumpkin, you have Hubbard,...

How To Dry Sunflower Seeds for Planting

How To Dry Sunflower Seeds for Planting

Sunflowers add cheer and beauty to your garden, and even when they reach the end of their lifespan, they still give back by producing tons of edible seeds. A single sunflower can produce a bounty of seeds – 1,000-2,000. You can roast these seeds for snacking or plant...

How To Dry Pumpkin Seeds for Planting

How To Dry Pumpkin Seeds for Planting

Imagine having your own pumpkin patch in your backyard – an endless supply of pumpkins for carving and eating every year. Learning how to dry pumpkin seeds for planting and planting your seeds at the right time can make this dream a reality. Drying pumpkin seeds is...

What’s the Best Way To Store Seeds?

What’s the Best Way To Store Seeds?

Whether you’re saving your own seeds or buying them from a trusted supplier, it’s important to ensure that you’re storing them properly. Proper storage will help preserve seed quality and viability. But what is the best way to store seeds? How long do seeds last?...

How To Dry Seeds for Planting

How To Dry Seeds for Planting

You’ve harvested seeds from your best plants. Now what? Drying seeds is one of the last steps in your seed-saving adventure, but it’s arguably the most important. If your seeds aren’t fully dried out, you’ll wind up with a moldy mess. To save you from this...

Recipes

8 Easy Vegetarian Protein Snacks

8 Easy Vegetarian Protein Snacks

Looking for vegetarian protein snacks? Put those boring protein bars down and give these snacks a try. If you’re a vegetarian trying to boost your protein intake, you know how difficult it can be to keep things interesting. These high-protein snacks will give you the...