Exercises For A Peaceful Mind

This week lifestyle blogger Stella Green Thompson has shared exercises you can do mindfully to promote mental and physical health in a busy world. “Our daily lives are filled with stress and obligations and it can be difficult to feel at peace. As our lives become more hectic we often forget to blow off some steam, relax and devote time …

 

monks sweep the ground of a temple

 

How to clean like a monk

My biggest problem cleaning is that I get easily distracted. I’ll be half way through filling the dishwasher and find myself on the floor playing with the dogs. Or I’ll have hung out a few pieces of washing and find myself weeding the herb garden. So I loved this article which explains that Zen monks practice Soji. For 20 minutes …