Wellness

SPY Guide: How to Set Up Your Meditation Space at Home

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* Don’t need to join a fancy facility or spend a lot of money to meditate
* Learn and grow from the comforts of your own home
* Simple tools to unwind, relax and focus

Whether work is getting hectic, or you just need to hit the mental re-set button, we have the perfect tools you need to create a zen-space at home. The best part: these five items work for both advanced practitioners and beginners alike. Think of these five things as your “start up” kit to establishing a regular meditation space and routine.

1. The Headspace App

This App has been making waves among SmartPhone users, as it takes you day by day to help you live the healthiest and happiest life you can. For just a few minutes a day, you can start your journey into meditation and mindfulness with guided exercises and sessions. The app also helps keep your mind fit during a workout, whether you’re shooting hoops, powerlifting or racing for the finish line.

  

2. Goloka Nag Champa Incense

This package contains twelve boxes of incense, that have been hand-rolled in India by the Charitable Goloka Seva Trust. To lessen your environmental footprint, the packaging is recyclable. Light a stick (or a few at a time) to set the mood, cleanse the room and awaken your senses.

  

3. Sura Flow Yoga Guided Meditation DVD

This easy to follow program is designed to help you relax and de-stress, using the five natural elements to help purify your body system. It also helps you increase your breath awareness and cultivate consciousness.

  

4. Meditation Pillow

You want to be focused on achieving mindfulness, not struggling to achieve a comfortable sitting position. This meditation pillow by Zafu is in a traditional yoga round design, and you can choose between eco-friendly cotton or hemp as your material.

  

5. Meditation for Beginners

Download this online course once and have it for life. Udemy’s easy to follow course teaches meditation techniques for beginners. Dedicate at least ten minutes to get started, then work at your own pace, whether daily or bi-weekly. You’ll learn an ancient technique of meditation from India as it was taught by Paramhansa Yogananda, author of “Autobiography of a Yogi.” Feel calmer, more centered and more focused, without leaving home.

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