Zen Tips

March 16, 2021

Transformative Tips for Creating a Sacred ZEN Space in Your Home

 

Do you have a sacred space at home that’s just for you? Somewhere you can go to take a break from the outside world. A tranquil area where you can breathe deep, sit in meditation, practice yoga, or just exist.  A place that encourages quietness.  If you ...

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Dec. 11, 2020

Ways to Stay Connected to Fight Off Loneliness

Social distancing or not, loneliness can hit you in the most unexpected moments. But when you’re suddenly thrown into a situation where you can’t see some of the people you’re used to seeing on a semi-regular basis, those feelings can be heightened. Here are some helpful solutions to take control ...
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July 30, 2020

7 Tips to Reducing “Garden Overwhelm”

 

“Weeding is an inevitable part of gardening that I actually enjoy. There’s something about clearing away those unwanted weeds that is meditative and satisfying.”

How often do you get “Garden Overwhelm”? In the South Eastern US and especially in the rainy mid-summer months, gardening can seem like a ...

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July 4, 2020

The Top 5 Consignment Shops in Orlando

 

 

Why is that one tiny tool is responsible for putting all of IKEA's furniture together? And how is it that they don't expect you to lose it while moving? Sometimes that prepackaged convenience isn't, well, convenient. Instead of getting cookie-cutter furniture, explore local consignment shops ...

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June 24, 2020

How to Save by Getting Rid of the Excess

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If you're getting ready to move, whether you are trying to sell your home or you've already purchased a new one, one of the first things that tend to cause stress in the process is the fear of packing all of your stuff. Whether you've been ...

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June 3, 2020

How Gardening Can Help Improve Your Mood and Mental Health

I recently read an article* about a study that was done on the health benefits of gardening.  It reported the many benefits of gardening and how it creates high levels of meaningfulness, especially vegetable gardening! It also found it creates a feeling of emotional wellbeing and gardeners are just ...

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May 15, 2020

Rental Properties: Are They Worth It?

 

It’s only a hassle if you’re not in control. There are a lot of ways to do investment property wrong, but here are the ways to do it right so that it’s an asset, not a nuisance.

 Be picky about the property. While you don’t need to purchase ...

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April 20, 2020

What is Mindfulness?

 

    One of the greatest teachers of mindfulness and meditation, Thich Nhat Hanh, describes mindfulness as the ability to dwell in the here and now. He explains that this does not mean you never think about the past or plan responsibly for the future. "The idea is simply ...

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April 13, 2020

Gardening Tips to Help Your Yard And Your Mind

 

In times of corona-virus we have no choice but to re invent ourselves. Though millions of households at the beginning of the year already had their own gardens started, there should be no surprise that the numbers are on the rise. With everything going on in the world, the ...

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April 6, 2020

6 Fun At-Home Activities

 

Team ZEN just wanted to send this email to see how you’re doing and share a few activities. As we all practice social distancing, we find ourselves spending more time at home and with our families. I wanted to share with you a few fun ideas that you can ...

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