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Tip 1. Relax the body.  The first important thing is to relax your body, you will not be able to relax your mind if you don’t first relax your body. It’s best to meditate in a comfortable chair, with your legs crossed, on the floor or lying in bed with your arms by your side. Whatever position you decide to meditate in ensure your back is straight and you can easily relax your shoulders. Always remember, mediation isn’t about relaxation of the body it’s about mindfulness, close your eyes, relax your body, and begin to breathe.    Tip 2. Stabilise...

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With the current state of the world at the moment, you might be thinking it’s a good time to start a veggie garden. Here are 3 tips to help you get your veggie garden underway to save money, reduce your dependence on the supermarket, and negative impact on the environment.  Plan ahead If you’re new to starting a veggie patch, it would be wise to plan ahead to avoid wasting your time and money, that may very well be why you’re here. Consider the space you have, how you can best utilize it, consider the veggies you’re most likely to...

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COVID-19, gardening, health, self help -

As the supermarkets become less and less comfortable places to be as a result of the coronavirus you may want to reduce your dependence by growing a veggie garden. Here are 4 crops you can start today that will be ready for your kitchen in just 3 weeks.  Pea shoots Sow thickly into takeaway trays on the windowsill or seed trays in the greenhouse, cover with more compost, and within three weeks, you can snip sweet pea-flavoured shoots for salads. Rocket Sow directly into pre-watered soil, keep in the sun or shade, the soil must stay damp, and you'll see...

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Amidst the coronavirus pandemic, we're all locked down at our homes, counting the days until the end of COVID-19. In such stressful situations, we're in deep search of the silver-linings that can keep us happy and occupied. From learning new skills to trying out mouth-watering recipes, here are five ways you can make your quarantine life worthwhile.    Learn a skill It's never too late to learn a new skill. There may have been times when you were too eager to learn something, but you couldn't get the time to do so. Now is the perfect time to groom yourself...

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If you have been stuck in isolation, and can't go to your local gym to work out, maybe it's time for you to give yoga a try. Well, what better way to start yoga than in the comfort of your own home with objects you already have around the house?  Assisted Plank: This pose is targeted at those people who don't have their own yoga mat, but still want to get a good abdominal workout in. Above, you can see the instructor placing her hands on what could be your couch, tabletop, kitchen bench, or something similar that is stationary. Slowly...

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