Meditation After Eating: Does Eating Impact Your Practice?

Meditation after eating is a topic that a lot of new practitioners are curious about. The main idea is that you are what you eat. If you eat anything from a piece of meat to a leaf, a chemical reaction occurs in the body to digest it. However, does it really matter...

Is It Okay to Meditate Lying Down?

Meditation practice often focuses on posture. Most people are aware of having to keep their back straight and holding this meditation position throughout their session. But, is it okay to meditate lying down? After all, some people can maintain a supine position but...

101 Guide to Energizing Meditation

Energizing meditation can help you get through your day feeling fresh, vibrant and like you had a good night of sleep. In fact, studies have been done on meditation and energy levels proving that mindfulness meditation can significantly boost your energy. If this...

Health and wellness

Is It Okay to Meditate Lying Down?

Is It Okay to Meditate Lying Down?

Meditation practice often focuses on posture. Most people are aware of having to keep their back straight and holding this meditation position throughout their session. But, is it okay to meditate lying down? After all, some people can maintain a supine position but...

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101 Guide to Energizing Meditation

101 Guide to Energizing Meditation

Energizing meditation can help you get through your day feeling fresh, vibrant and like you had a good night of sleep. In fact, studies have been done on meditation and energy levels proving that mindfulness meditation can significantly boost your energy. If this...

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30 Questions About Meditation

30 Questions About Meditation

Are you just getting started with meditation or exploring the practice? You likely have a ton of questions about the practice itself, what you need to get started or even its origins. Don’t worry – we have you covered. We’ve rounded up 30 of the most common questions...

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Top 13 Meditation Gifts

Top 13 Meditation Gifts

Not sure what to buy the meditator in your life? We’ve rounded up 13 of the top meditation gifts to help enhance their practice. From meditation cushions to experience gifts and subscription boxes, you’re sure to find something for your loved one on our list. 1....

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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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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...