What are some Sleep Hacks for the Daytime?

In Hong Kong, a lot of people are big nappers for weekends, if they have time. But if you’re getting enough sleep at night, you actually don’t need a nap during the day. The first rule of a nap is to keep it short or [...]

Understanding Sleep

As a culture in Hong Kong, we’re finally appreciating sleep.  We usual pride ourselves in being busy, having a full schedule, for social and work requirements each evening.  But research has shown how sleep can impact our life for the better. We learn valuing sleep [...]

The Foundation for World Peace, Tools for Wisdom & Music for Flow

“In order to fully realize and live our humanity, it is first necessary to recognize our divinity.

What is OMmmm ?

Before a yoga class, it’s becoming increasingly expected to open with a few group ommm chants.  OM is the universal sound of creation, the highest and purest vibration that exists.  OM Chanting is a group practice that uses the transformational power of OM to activate […]

A Newbie’s Guide to Kirtan

In a room in Central, Hong Kong, twenty people sit on the floor with their eyes closed. They are in lotus pose or seated on a low chair. Some lightly sway, some close their eyes, some read lyrics. A few hold their hands over their […]

Gong Bath FAQs What Where When Who Why

Gong baths are a type of sound bath tipped to become the best thing you can gift yourself to recharge.  No bath tub involved.  The bath is figurative.  Just to put that out there if you assumed that this burgeoning wellness trend involved any type of physical cleansing. 

Which essential oil is best for meditation?

Meditation provides a range of health benefits and combining regular meditation with the use of essential oils can optimize your experience, helping you get more out of each session.

How do you know if your Chakras are Blocked?

The more you learn about Chakras and how important they are in the proper function and flow of your body’s spiritual and mental energy, the more you will want to maintain proper Chakra balance throughout your body.  Your health and wellbeing aren’t priorities that are exclusive to hours outside work.

Energy Healing & Reiki in Hong Kong

Energy healing harnesses the life force energy as a means to heal, reset, and bring balance to a person as a whole. Our gentle meditations and hands-on healing approach allows your body, mind and spirit to synchronize.  Reiki or any energy healing aims to balance the chakras, reduce stress, and help heal discomforts mentally or physically.   

What is a Himalayan Bowl Sound Bath Massage?

We understand the power of spoken words, but we rarely consider the power of fasting words, or avoiding specific phrases and thinking patterns.  How’s this so effective?  Because when we have control over our words, we have control over our body and mind.  We can address our self-talk. 

The 9 Day Word Fast

We understand the power of spoken words, but we rarely consider the power of fasting words, or avoiding specific phrases and thinking patterns.  How’s this so effective?  Because when we have control over our words, we have control over our body and mind.  We can address our self-talk. 

Spirituality for People who Can’t Stand Spirituality

Studies show that long-term meditators have an increased amount of gray matter in the insula and sensory regions, the auditory and sensory cortex.  Which makes perfect sense. When we’re mindful, we pay attention to our surroundings, sounds, our present experience and even our breathing.  We shut down cognition so our senses can be enhanced.

5 Steps to Body Scan Meditation

Studies show that long-term meditators have an increased amount of gray matter in the insula and sensory regions, the auditory and sensory cortex.  Which makes perfect sense. When we’re mindful, we pay attention to our surroundings, sounds, our present experience and even our breathing.  We shut down cognition so our senses can be enhanced.

Meditation vs Mindfulness

Studies show that long-term meditators have an increased amount of gray matter in the insula and sensory regions, the auditory and sensory cortex.  Which makes perfect sense. When we’re mindful, we pay attention to our surroundings, sounds, our present experience and even our breathing.  We shut down cognition so our senses can be enhanced.

Meditation: The Fundamentals

Studies show that long-term meditators have an increased amount of gray matter in the insula and sensory regions, the auditory and sensory cortex.  Which makes perfect sense. When we’re mindful, we pay attention to our surroundings, sounds, our present experience and even our breathing.  We shut down cognition so our senses can be enhanced.

Top 3 Excuses Not to Meditate

Studies show that long-term meditators have an increased amount of gray matter in the insula and sensory regions, the auditory and sensory cortex.  Which makes perfect sense. When we’re mindful, we pay attention to our surroundings, sounds, our present experience and even our breathing.  We shut down cognition so our senses can be enhanced.

This Happens to Our Brain When We Meditate

Studies show that long-term meditators have an increased amount of gray matter in the insula and sensory regions, the auditory and sensory cortex.  Which makes perfect sense. When we’re mindful, we pay attention to our surroundings, sounds, our present experience and even our breathing.  We shut down cognition so our senses can be enhanced.

So… What is Mindfulness?

Mindfulness doesn’t mean not thinking or running from stress. Stress is a natural part of life.  Chronic stress isn’t.  Mindfulness aims to bring sharper and more original thinking to your problems.  Mindfulness strategies can prime the mind for rational and analytical thinking, along with the ability to handle stressful situations with equanimity and therefore, emotional stability.  

How to Kickstart the Meditation Habit

Mindfulness is just like exercise, for the shoulders upwards.  And just as exercise increases health, helps us handle stress better and promotes longevity, meditation amplifies those same benefits.  Here are some ideas for making your meditation practice a part of your everyday life.

4 Ways to Banish Insomnia

If you’re normally feeling drowsy or if you fall asleep on your couch before even hitting the bed, you’re probably lacking quality sleep. Here’s why meditators are the best sleepers.

What to Expect When You’re Not Expecting

Sound has been used for millennia across different cultures – from tribal drums, to mantra repetition to nursery rhymes. How does it all work?

Meditation 101 Techniques & Benefits

Sound has been used for millennia across different cultures – from tribal drums, to mantra repetition to nursery rhymes. How does it all work?

Sound Bath Everything You Need to Know

Sound has been used for millennia across different cultures – from tribal drums, to mantra repetition to nursery rhymes. How does it all work?

5 Science-Based Benefits of Meditation

It seems everyone from Michael Jordan to Ariana Huffington is championing meditation.  A practice thousands of years old, meditation is now lauded by the 1% to increase intelligence, enrich our experience of life, reduce stress and expand feelings of love. 

3 Ways to Bring Mindfulness Home

Now championed by the 1%-ers, mindfulness started a thousand years ago as a grassroots campaign.  What is it and why does it work?  Mindfulness is a higher-order attention for noticing the state and change of things around us.  The goal is joy, creativity and to sharpen our experience of the flavours of life. 

Think Less Think Better

A hyperactive mind leads to delayed, dull thinking and a flattened ability to experience pleasure. However, studies show our default cognitive mode is innovative thinking and originality

Corporate Wellness Programs: Booster or Baloney?

What are the tangible returns on investments and the intangible value of investment of workplace wellness? What’re some do’s and heck-no’s of orchestrating an effective program?

Science of Mantra Meditation

Mantra meditation doesn’t have scientific backing, right? The surprising science behind voice meditation, affirmations and 5 steps to get started

What Sucks About Meditation

The complete rundown of everything that sucks about meditation

Where did modern mindfulness come from?

Mindfulness: The word can carry almost no meaning but has considerable gravity. Mindfulness can’t be dismissed and has wiggled its way into Hong Kong corporate and home life.

Top Disadvantages To Meditation

Oddly enough, there are some very interesting reasons why you should not meditate. You won’t find that list here regardless of how hard you try. But we will give you a short list of possible disadvantages to meditation.

Enrich to Your Best Self