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Tips for Creating a Mindful Space at Home

Mindful Space, photograph of candles by Animesh Basnet

Photograph by Animesh Basnet

Creating a space for mindfulness is almost as fulfilling as the practice itself

Creating a space for mindfulness in the comfort of your own home is almost as fulfilling as the mindfulness practice itself. Maybe you already meditate in the mornings or practice yoga but haven’t created a space solely for that purpose. The best part about creating such a space is that there’s no wrong way to do this. All you need is a little time, some supplies, and your good intentions.

Here are some tips:

Identify Your Space’s Purpose

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