Mind & Soul

6 useful tips to help you with your digital cleaning

How many hours a day do you spend on your devices? If you’re like most people, it’s a whopping eleven hours a day! That’s according to a 2018 Nielsen Total Audience Report, which found that nearly half an adult’s day is dedicated to consuming content. There’s no denying that technology is essential to the world we live in today. But between…

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A mindful daily bliss: how to make mindfulness a habit

We all know about the incredible endless benefits of mindfulness but how to implement it in our daily life? Well, practicing mindfulness is similar to cultivating a garden: to be able to make something bloom you need certain conditions. These conditions include the following habits of mindfulness, which are essential to be able to optimize practice and start feeling good…

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4 different meditation positions

People often think that the only way to practice meditation is by sitting down in the lotus/cross-legged position. Yet, there are so many ways to meditate, which makes meditation possible for everyone, including people with disabilities. The most essential thing is that you try to relax your shoulder, neck, face, and jaw muscles during meditation and that you try to…

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Have you ever given yourself a foot massage?

Normally I spend a lot of time working behind my laptop. And every now and then, because of production, I have to stand on my feet for a few days. Therefore, my legs need some extra attention. Did you know it’s always good and nice to massage your own feet every now and then? It relaxes enormously, releases stress, is…

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We can’t talk about Mindfulness without acknowledging its Buddhist roots!

Mindfulness has its roots in Buddhism, a philosophy/religion founded about 500 BC by the historical Buddha, Gautama Siddharta (India/Nepal). Mindfulness was originally part of the Buddhist eightfold road to enlightenment (translation to English): right view, right resolve, right speech, right conduct, right livelihood, right effort, right mindfulness, and right samadhi (‘meditative absorption or union’). The American Jon Kabat-Zinn was the first to get inspired…

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Meditation app for people of color

Quite simply put, meditation is resting. In the meditation, it’s about being present in the moment. It is not so much about stopping your thoughts, but observing more thoughts without immediately having an opinion or a follow-up thought at once. Meditation is definitely also healing for me! I discovered Liberate meditation about a year ago. It’s a meditation app for the Black,…

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