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  • Tokonoma: Japanese tradition turned modern style.

    In honor of Bonsai Creek's newest collection Hanging Wall Scrolls I'd like to introduce (or re-introduce) you to the long honored tradition of Tok...
  • A Drop In The Ocean

    "As soon as you have made a thought, laugh at it." - Lao Tzu
  • Meditation in the time of COVID-19

    "So if we’re bored something must be wrong, right?  Wrong!"
  • Meditation in the time of COVID-19

    "Meditation is one of the ways to engage in restorative activities that may provide relief for our immune systems, easing the day-to-day stress of a body constantly trying to protect itself.  The prediction is that this would then lead to healthier aging."
  • Meditation in the time of COVID-19

    "Meditation affords us the able to gradually change our relationship with anxiety, differentiating between what is an irrational episode and what’s true."
  • What's the deal with the Number 108?

    "With all the known associations with the number 108 in the ancient world there have continued to be more discoveries in modern times reinforcing the belief that there is a connection between 108 and the universe."
  • Aromatherapy: Essential Oils. What are they and how do they work?

    "With concerns like the rise of the opioid epidemic people are turning to more holistic and natural alternatives to treat symptoms and conditions that would otherwise be treated by pharmaceutical medications."
  • Mala, Japamala, Yoga Beads: The History, Definition and Uses of the "Prayer Garland"

    "Utilized all around the world in many different shapes, sizes and colors the mala is a powerful tool to be employed in cultivating spiritual energy."
  • Which meditation practice is best for you?

    Meditation is a life skill that never becomes obsolete, no matter how much time has passed or circumstances have changed it can always benefit you.
  • Where do I put this? - 9 Things to consider when deciding on a locations to showcase your Bonsai.

    "A bonsai that isn't well-displayed can never be fully appreciated."
  • Benefits of Owning a Bonsai: Mental, Physical and Emotional

    We all know that bonsai are beautiful but did you also know that having one in the room with you can benefit your health. 
  • Bonsai's Use in Meditation: An Alternative and Holistic Technique

    "we are like the tree: the ways that we too are 'pruned' and 'wired' by life, hopefully in ways that enhance our continued growth."