Have you stopped by the TO112 blog lately? There’s a treasure trove of articles that will help you get over your FoMO (Fear of Missing Out), balance your spirit, and cleanse your mind. Here’s just a sampling of the inspiration that awaits you:
Scent Resurrected: 4 Reasons to Burn Incense
Long embraced for its physical and psychological benefits in spiritual and religious practices, incense has roots that reach back to antiquity. For thousands of years, congregants and aesthetics have incorporated the scents of fragrant smoke in ceremonies and rites as sacrificial offerings to various gods and prayer aids.
Channeling the wandering Buddhist monks of 200 AD, the team at To112 has clocked hundreds of hours researching the vintage practices of ancient Egypt, China, India and the Middle East to uncover the potent healing qualities of incense. Hypnotic, cleansing and elevating, incense can inspire a greater consciousness and heightened well-being in all of us.
FoMO: 5 Science-Backed Reasons to Live Here, Now
Social networking has created a landscape that taunts us to always “be on” – whether it’s through our computers and phones or creeping your high school math teacher on Snapchat. Many of us feel obligated to dedicate hundreds of hours a year to snag the perfect photo only to spend even more time trying to come up with a witty description to go alongside it. And then you await the coveted thumbs-up for approval.
Suffice it to say, you simply can’t be calm when you’re always on. Knowing this, our team at To112 pulled together our top science-backed reasons to live here, now.
Spiritual Beauty: The Cleansing Ritual We Swear By
We’re in the midst of a mindfulness revolution.
Drop the word mindfulness into a Google search and you’ll pull up about 39,600,000 results in just 0.56 seconds. Everyone from celebrities to zookeepers are doing it; mindful burger joints are popping up; adults are colouring alongside their kids. And, of course, there’s an app – well, hundreds of apps – promising heightened self awareness in just 10 minutes a day.
Without getting lost in defining the practice, we invite you to take a moment to discover what mindfulness – or being aware of the present moment – means for you. Do it in a place that you can exist undisturbed. For many people, that’s the shower. Using moment-to-moment awareness, follow these steps to experience the cleansing ritual we swear by.