Category Archive for "Zen"

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Improve your Health with Office Yoga

If you sit down all day, you may notice that you feel stiff and sore- both at the end of the day and first thing in the morning. I’m in my late twenties, and I already feel like an old…

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The path to enlightenment can be a very prosperous one

As an avid trader and blogger, I’m often asked how a staunch believer in peace and tranquillity can overcome the hustle and bustle of the market news that so many others find all too stressful. While I may not sit…

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The top must-visit Buddhist sites in India

India is the birthplace of both the Buddha, and Buddhism, the religion he founded, which dates back the 5th and the 6th century BC. Because India was where it all began, there are numerous Buddhist sites, shrines and temples that…

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Simple Stress Relief Strategies

Lately I realized that for the very first time in very long I wasn’t stressed out about anything. My husband and I haven’t had a fight, an argument or even a disagreement about anything in a while, there are no…

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The Science of Silence: 3 Effects of Meditation

The days when meditation was mainly perceived as a purely religious exercise are over. There’s been a sudden emergence of hundreds of apps that encourage aspects of meditation such as mindfulness or ‘brain training’. The growing popularity of meditation  could…

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Finding Inner Peace in Kyoto’s Most Beautiful Places

While Kyoto’s temples are spiritual respites regardless of religion, they aren’t the only place to find inner peace in this popular Japanese city.  Visit these halcyon sites to and transport yourself to simpler times with ancient architecture and bucolic landscapes….

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Finding Inner Peace in Kyoto’s Temples

A temple is a place for prayer and reflection, making it a perfect place for finding your inner peace.  The Japanese city of Kyoto is home to thousands of Buddhist and Shinto temples, and you don’t have to be religious…

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Four Zen Proverbs For Transportation Hijinks

One of the most frustrating parts of travelling is the actual travel part, the purgatory section of time when you’re heading from Point A to Point B.  Not only is there the endless hassle of tickets, luggage, and security, but…

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Airport Zen: 5 Best Free Airport Apps

When you’re going on a trip, you want to focus on your destination—not on the flights.  Make flying a little bit easier with these free, easy-to-use airport apps. TripIt You’ve got lots of emails about your upcoming trip: hotel reservations,…

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Airport Zen: 5 Tips for Keeping Your Cool at the Airport

Airports are notoriously stressful places.  Flight delays, long layovers, overpriced food, last-minute cancellations, lost luggage, screaming children, and rude airline staff are just some of the many stresses travelers have to deal with.  Nobody wants to start or end their…

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