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Practicing Mindfulness in Simple Tea Meditation

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Practicing Mindfulness in Simple Tea Meditation

Tea meditation is simple and requires no prior knowledge of meditation practices. All you need is your desire to be in the present moment.

The meditation can be practiced for as little or as long as you want, any time of the day. It is really all up to you!

There is a tendency amongst people to get up in the morning feeling rushed to get somewhere. Why not try getting up a little earlier and dedicating the time for this simple tea meditation? (Read more)

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What Affects The Caffeine Content In Tea

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What Affects The Caffeine Content In Tea

There are many myths surrounding the caffeine content in tea. Generally, teas that undergo more fermentation have a higher caffeine content. However there are other factors that affect the caffeine content within different teas. (Read more)

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China's Four Tea Drinking Regions and Their Teas

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China's Four Tea Drinking Regions and Their Teas

We all know China is a big country! With many varying climates, traditions and culture. This is also true when it comes to Chinese tea. And while tea is grown in many of China's regions, prominent tea growing regions occupy less than 50% of the whole country. The perfect tea calls for a very particular climate, ideally with high moisture and not too cold.


When purchasing loose leaf tea you’ll see that each tea comes from a different region. But would you be able to identify where it comes from based on the tea? Possibly not, but if you know which teas are grown in which region you can probably make a close guess. (Read more)

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What is Grandpa Style Tea and How do We Brew It?

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What is Grandpa Style Tea and How do We Brew It?

Grandpa style brewing actually is not as mysterious and fancy as it sounds.

And I’m sure we’ve all drank tea grandpa style before without even knowing it... (Read more)

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What You Need to Know About Purchasing a Yixing Teapot

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What You Need to Know About Purchasing a Yixing Teapot

Yixing teaware is renowned for being the perfect teaware when it comes to gongfucha but unfortunately, there is still some myth and confusion surrounding these teapots... (Read more)

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