Music that You can Listen to While Meditating

For people who are into meditation, one of the most crucial factors for them to do the practice properly is to hear some meditation music. Depending on the form of meditation you are practicing, meditation music plays a very big role in achieving the success in any meditation session. 
What is meditation music?

People who have been practicing meditation for so long would definitely agree that the hardest thing to fight off during meditation is chatters or babblers. This is because this tiny sound can penetrate the mind and distract it from whatever it has been doing. 

To be able to avoid the distraction brought by this simple sound, they have found a way to fight it off using meditation music. Of all the many kinds of music out there, people, especially those who are just beginning are having a hard time choosing which one would suit the practice. 

When choosing meditation music, it is very important to keep in mind that the type you should play must induce you to deep concentration and not into deep sleep. We would recommend Zen Meditation track from Meditative Bliss. If you are the type who practices mediation in just one place, then it is best if you play the same meditation music all over again. But if you are the type who changes places, then it is best to bring along several types of meditation music to help you adjust to the place. A great selection of good practices can be found at Meditative Bliss.

You can listen to the meditation music that you like directly from the YouTube Meditative Bliss channel. Or you can access it from Youtube app from your phone so you can listen to it anytime you want to practice meditation. 

Vogue Patio #15 is out!

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Meet "Vogue Patio" cover story, Mikey de Vil from Thot Leaders Podcast

Mikey (@giveitth0t on insta) has grown in notoriety from a few of his burning man videos that went viral. One is of him clearly intoxicated doing cart wheels. (Watch at your own risk. Don’t say we didn’t warn you).

We are excited to finally meet Mikey de Vil for the cover story of “Vogue Patio”. We interviewed Mikey about everything you wanted to know about his scandalous life!

VP: Hi, Mikey, how is life?
It’s been quite wild. Things have been moving very fast but I wouldn’t have it any other way. I’m blessed to have a supportive team and friend circle behind me. Shout out to you guys…you know who you are!

VP: I know, it’s a bad taste to ask, but… is De Vil an allegation to the devil? :)
Oh no, this is actually quite embarrassing and I’m definitely going to take a hit on my bad boy image (which might not be a bad thing). I was pretty insecure when I decided to start the show and didn’t want my real name attached to it. An alias helped me break through mental blocks and insecurities. I then looked for something from my childhood that I felt defined who I am. A good friend close to me had made her music alias a character that never existed within Batman and I decided to take a similar approach. I have a real soft spot for dogs, and when I dug into my childhood, I went straight into my favorite Disney movie “101 Dalmatians”. Mikey De Vil is the bastard child of Cruella De Vil. He shares a lot of the similar counter culture characteristics of his mother but he loves animals and differs from his mother when it comes to animal cruelty. 

VP: Well, the amount of hot girls on your instagram is going off the Fahrenheit scale. It’s absolutely insane! Which fits well to your podcast. While many people judge, you are glorifying the slut behavior. It’s a whole new way!
I’ve always had a close relationship to the adult film industry. While there will always be people that judge, it brings me great joy to tear down stigmas around sex. I don’t believe there’s anything wrong with being a slut any more than there’s anything wrong with loving to fight. Both activities can be dangerous and life destroying on the street but only one is accepted as ok by mainstream media. The simple fact a 9 year old can shoot, stab, and steal cars in a video game but can’t see a nipple blows my f**cking mind!

VP: It is mind blowing! At the same time, it’s so true - just accept who you are and move on. Be successful! Did we get the idea right?
Yes, one thing I’ll add is if there was more honest discussion around sex I don’t believe we’d see as many detrimental effects on society. 

Read the full interview in “Vogue Patio” #14 print issue. Get your copy here!

The Startar Bronze (STRB) cryptocurrency is sponsoring the release of the single: don't mistake by artist kharYsma Arafat NZABA

The international artist kharYsma Arafat NZABA, who had reached one million streams on spotify with his album Des rimes en or (I'm back) will release a new single entitled: don't mistake, this April 11, 2022; on his birthday.

This hip hop and love song, with a very danceable movement, will be available everywhere on the internet and it is sponsored by the Startar Bronze (STRB) cryptocurrency, a rising cryptocurrency that you can already invest by visiting the following link 
It's no secret that the artist had released a title entitled: why do not we fall in love in featuring with rick ross, a collaboration made remotely thanks to a musical license; the 2 artists have never seen each other ... and even more recently he released the title "The hommage" featuring Juice Wrld, a song which is the real version of the title heavy, whose rights had been ceded a few days before, before the disappearance of juice wrld, but don 't someone with bad intentions had registered the titles and had illegally monopolized the rights.

The title The Hommage was therefore released as a mixtape on datpiff and on

All official kharYsma Arafat NZABA music can be heard everywhere on legal download sites and on the distributor's official website where you can listen to exclusive music at the link

While waiting for the single Don't mistake this April 11, 2022, you can still rediscover the clip (video music) from his previous album des rimes en or (I'm back) at the following link

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Meet Mariia Nova, cover story of "Vogue Patio" #12

Mariia Nova is a very imaginative writer who has mastered telling stories that engage her readers. She draws inspiration from the conditions of people in the world we live in today and tries to explain it through an exciting sci-fi story with a relatable character. Mariia’s qualifications include writing, music video, scripts and film scenarios. Now, long awaited by all fantasy lovers, she released her book “Infinit. The last Bridge of Sam.”

“Infinit. The last Bridge of Sam.” is a work of five years of exploration not only regarding the connections of neurons in the human brain but also the mysteries of DNA and the information that is encoded within its ribbons. Mariia transformed during this process and hopes that the reader will also find a personal journey as the reader goes with Sam through the bridges of the Universe of seven Infinits. 

Mariia Nova was born on May 12th 1984 in the small village of Smolensk a region of Russia where she grew up. At the age of fourteen, she moved to Smolensk City where in 2006 she graduated from the Teachers’ Training University having studied both English and German languages. In 2004, she journeyed to Barnstaple, London and studied acting. She moved to Los Angeles, California in  2014 where she now lives. 

 Young Mariia grew up surrounded by books. In her village, there were almost no children - so books replaced friends as well as places to explore. She spent most of her time in nature. While cattle grazed nearby, the little girl used her imagination to entertain herself - she envisioned that all of nature surrounding her was alive. The trees and flowers became her friends and were the best listeners. She often took the books with her as she communed with nature, reading to the trees, grass and flowers.

The reader of “Infinit. The last bridge of Sam.” is taken into an imaginary world of magic, adventure, with so many things to learn and discover. The narration of the novel is fast-paced, so it challenges the reader's imagination to try and understand the trajectory of the story. Every character in the book is relatable, so they draw the reader deeper into the world as they progress from one chapter to the next. The book reminds readers about the essential things in life and why humanity needs to find itself and strive to care more about the simpler things that make us what we are. “Infinit. The last bridge of Sam.” is available in 2 languages, English and Russian, and a psychological game based on the book will soon be released.

VP: Hi, Mariia, we are so happy to have you for our cover story!

MN: Hi, I am so excited about it! And thank you so much for inviting me!

VP: You are creating amazing imaginary universe in your mind. Could you possibly imagine anything like the Covid-19 that essentially shut down all the world?

MN: No. Not Covid-19. There was a really difficult year for all of us but I personally try to find positive in everything. When the whole world was shut down, I realized that this is the best time for people to go deep inside themselves and reconnect. Maybe some of us were able to look into fear’s eyes this time and overcome it or maybe someone finally heard the music of his/her own soul and, as a result, knows what the next step is towards the dream. Even those who might think they are lost should realize that it is exactly what you need now as you can learn from the point of not knowing and you can be found only if you are lost. And for those who are not lost – it is an epic time to become stronger, faster, wiser and more connected within yourself.

VP: We are excited on behalf of all the fantasy lovers for release of your book “Infinit. The last Bridge of Sam.” We heard you’ve written all the book in one go, which is 1000 pages! And then it took 3 years to find an editor to get it to publication. It’s incredible! What were your main challenges working with editors?

MN: That is a great question! Indeed, I had difficulties to find the person who would understand my vision and would help me to edit the manuscript. The main problem was that after editing I could not recognize the world I described. Some editors had their own vision of the worlds. I think it is the common problem all authors come across. I hired 4 editors and all of them could not “see” my vision. Some of them were trying to prove me that what I described was not possible to imagine. And only with the 5th editor we stuck to the very end. We have done a huge work! It took us 6 more months, but we managed!

Read the full interview with Mariia Nova in "Vogue Patio" #12. Get your copy here!


Lisa Christiansen is not your average cyclist and not your average Native American. Christiansen comes from a long lineage of super athletes, a NASA mathematician and engineer, the last monolingual Cherokee, and the Cherokee Scholar who created the Cherokee syllabary.


The fight against childhood cancer and finding a cure was a vision of the last monolingual Cherokee Mack Vann and his daughter Lisa Christiansen. Christiansen is the 5th generation great granddaughter of Sequoyah  the Cherokee who created the Cherokee syllabary from her mother, Mary Ann Groundhog’s side.


Christiansen is also a distant cousin of Will Rogers. William Penn Adair Rogers (November 4, 1879 – August 15, 1935) he was an American stage and film actor, vaudeville performer, cowboy, humorist, newspaper columnist, and social commentator from Oklahoma. He was a Cherokee citizen born in the Cherokee Nation, Indian Territory. Mary Gold Ross, is Christiansen’s 17th cousin once removed with a direct blood relationship beginning with Lisa’s mother Mary Ann Eslinger (Sosti Groundhog), she is also Lisa Christiansen’s first cousin six times removed also on her mother side, Sequoyah’s dad Col. Nathaniel Gist / Guess was married to Wur-Teh Watts who is also related to Mary Golda Ross.


Mary Golda Ross is one of NASA’s hidden treasures – a mathematician and engineer, working on the P-38 Lightning fighter plane. She worked her way up the ranks at Lockheed and become the only woman among on the original team at Skunk Works. As a mathematician and engineer, she wrote a number of professional and theoretical works and was one of the authors of the NASA Planetary Flight Handbook Vol. III, about space travel to Mars and Venus.


Lisa Christiansen is an extraordinary athlete, a gifted speaker, and seems to have inherited these traits from her ancestors as Christiansen is cited in numerous law reviews. One unique trait is Lisa’s passion to give to others. 


Lisa Christiansen will ride 600 miles during month of September in support of Children’s Cancer Research Fund as a GCC Champion hand chosen as only one of 774 riders out of a possible 102,997 people who have taken part in Great Cycle Challenge in the past 6 years.


In an Interview with the Smithsonian | National Museum of the American Indian, we asked why they donated to Lisa Christiansen’s participation in the Great Cycle Challenge. Vicki stated with pride:“Dr. Christiansen, is doing such great works honoring her tribe and is an example, a role model, to children, adults, and her father. We donated honoring Lisa recognizing her as a Living National Treasure, as the 5th generation great-granddaughter of Sequoyah and continuing keeping culture and her native tongue alive!” To their knowledge Christiansen is the only Cherokee Indian, a citizen of  the Keetoowah Nation, participating in the Great Cycle Challenge as a role model to children, women, and all Native Americans to take control of their legacy.


Tahlequah, – Aug 1, 2021 – Pro-Cyclist with USA Cycling, Lisa Christiansen, a resident of Tahlequah, Oklahoma is planning to ride 600 miles and raise $6,000 during the month of September for Children’s Cancer Research Fund (CCRF) in support of its 6th annual Great Cycle Challenge USA.


Christiansen is sponsored by Rudy Project and they have certainly supported her efforts in the fight against children’s cancer by providing giveaways for a drawing while supplies last. Christiansen will be giving away a Rudy Project Boost Helmet. Everyone will receive a discount code to purchase Rudy Project gear at a steep discount. All for the fight against cancer.


Founded in 2015, Great Cycle Challenge USA has grown to become one of the biggest cycling events in the country. In just four years, over 153,000 riders from 50 states have ridden 12 million miles, raising more than $16 million for research and the development of better treatments and cures for childhood cancer. This year, CCRF hopes more than 50,000 riders will help it raise $8.2 million.


“Over 15,000 American children are diagnosed with cancer every year and, sadly, 38 children die every week,” said John Hallberg, Chief Executive Officer at Children’s Cancer Research Fund. “Thanks to riders like Lisa, we’re fueling groundbreaking research to save lives and give kids the brighter future they deserve.” 


“This is the fourth time I have participated in Great Cycle Challenge,” said Lisa Christiansen. “During those years, I rode 1,562 miles and raised $11010.02. This year, I am aiming to raise $6,000 and ride 600 miles.”


To learn more about Lisa’s Great Cycle Challenge USA and to make a donation, please visit


To participate in Great Cycle Challenge USA, visit

About Great Cycle Challenge USA: Great Cycle Challenge USA encourages cyclists across the United States to challenge themselves and set their own personal riding goal throughout September to fight kids’ cancer. Riders fundraise to save lives and give kids the brighter future they deserve.


Imagine someone you love with cancer and help me help these kids by donating now Please!

Please donate any amount on Dr. Lisa Christiansen’s Great Cycle Challenge page – a 501(c)(3) – or on Facebook to the Great Cycle Challenge USA who has teamed up with the Children’s Cancer Research Fund by donating here:

For more information, visit

About Children’s Cancer Research Fund: Children’s Cancer Research Fund invests in groundbreaking research that is leading to better treatments and cures for children with cancer. CCRF also funds vital family support services and advocates for childhood cancer education and awareness. Since 1981, CCRF donors have helped fund research that has revolutionized the way childhood cancer is treated worldwide.


MINNEAPOLIS — 70,000 cyclists are gearing up this September to hit the streets and bike trails across America to support the fifth annual Great Cycle Challenge USA to fight kids’ cancer. With a goal of raising $8 million, the month-long event benefits Children’s Cancer Research Fund Cyclists of all ages and abilities can now register at You might remember 2018 where Patrick Dempsey and Lisa Christiansen were on Times Square Billboard in the Great Cycle Challenge. Both Christiansen and Dempsey are avid cyclist’s and enthusiastic about supporting children fighting cancer. Dempsey and Christiansen are both with USA Cycling.


Proceeds from Great Cycle Challenge USA have helped jumpstart and advance research at some of the nation’s top childhood cancer research centers, including: Baylor College of Medicine; Children’s Hospital of Atlanta – Egleston; Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles; Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia; Dana-Farber Cancer Institute; Johns Hopkins University; Masonic Cancer Center, University of Minnesota; and others.


Another Supporter of the Great Cycle Challenge is VeloGuide! WOULDN’T IT BE COOL TO RIDE WITH A PRO? VeloGuide makes it easy! Browse through our growing list of professional and Olympic athletes and retired pros — like VeloGuide co-founder George Hincapie — and book a ride with your favorite VeloGuide Pro today!


If you would like to ride with Lisa Christiansen You can book a tour  through Veloguide where you can ride with the pros. 


Lisa Christiansen will be hosting a drawing for a minimum $50. donationYES, you read that right EVERY person donating a minimum of $50. WILL AUTOMATICALLY BE ENTERED TO WIN a FREE Rudy Project BOOST HELMET! 


Ride for the fight against cancer, ALL PROFITS go to the CHILDREN’S CANCER RESEARCH FUND as we ride the GREAT CYCLE CHALLENGE!

About this Event. I learned something new, only 4% of federal government cancer research funding goes to study pediatric cancer, we need to do all we can. I need your help to give these families hope and help find a cure.


UPDATE: After a courageous 3-year-long battle with osteosarcoma Nat passed away last year in April. June 2018 I learned my Dad had prostate cancer at 88 years young, He passed April 22, 2019. Cancer is the biggest killer of children from disease in the United States. Over 15,700 children are diagnosed every year, sadly, 38 children die of cancer every week.


Scan with your phone’s camera to open website and donate now.





DIY Skin Savers: The Aspirin Mask


What is the aspirin mask? The aspirin mask is a homemade BHA mask available to each and everyone of us, totally inexpensive and highly efficient, made of salicylic acid or tablets of aspirin. BHA is known to help tremendously with cleaning pores from deep inside and therefore contribute to keeping our skin blemish-free. BHAs are efficient on existing blemishes as well, by helping them heal faster and keeping pores clean afterwards.

Indications: all skin types, especially normal to oily and combination skin, acne-prone and clogged skin.

Basic preparation: 1/4 tsp. salicylic acid (ask for it at pharmacy, if you cannot find it, then crush 3-5 tablets of plain aspirin instead), distilled water. Mix the powder with the water until it becomes of a creamy consistence, apply on clean dry skin (focus on T-zone and sides of the nose). Keep it on until completely dry. Take a small cotton pad, wet it lightly and begin scrubbing the areas covered with the mask, making small circles. Finally, rinse with plenty of water. It would be excellent to apply a calming mask or a hydrating mask first, followed by your regular moisturizer. Skin will be left completely smooth and even.

There are practically unlimited versions of this mask. You can add yoghurt for an astringent effect, aloe vera, honey. You can also make the mask using a basic moisturizer mixed with salicylic acid instead of water, as it will be less harsh on the skin and will be more easy to use. Another option is to mix salicylic acid / crushed aspirin into a mask: into a clay mask, a hydrating mask or a soothing mask. My personal favourite is aloe vera mask with a hint of salicylic acid - application is much better, skin is less irritated and dried compared to aspirin with water, the feeling left after this mask is absolutely unique so smooth and clean!

If you use powdered salicylic acid, it is advisable to limit the quantity to 1/4 tsp. for the whole face, too much will burn the skin. If using aspirin tablets, you will probably need somewhere between 3 and 10 tablets depending on the area where you apply it.

Do not apply it near to eye zone, as it would be extremely drying and irritating for the sensitive skin there.

Refrain yourself from over-using it. For very oily skin and for severe blemishes, every 3 days would be more than enough in order not to stress the skin and obtain maximum efficiency. Other skin types should use it once a week or twice a month (dry to very dry, sensitive skin).



Choosing A Sony Lcd TV


If you've watched a soccer match at any sports pub recently, you've probably seen the large screen television on the wall, with its amazingly sharp and fluid picture, and gone through a bit of envy.  These gigantic displays have come down in price by nearly forty percent since the start of 2006, and there are several competing manufacturers and models to choose from.

First, slightly over half of the broadcasters in the UK broadcast digital high definition signals, and the number is expected to grow.  HDTV signals are broadcast in a standard called 1080i or 1080p.  1080 is the number of scan lines the broadcast supports, and i and p at the end mean interlaced (less expensive, and slightly more screen flicker) or progressive scan (higher end).  By comparison, the PAL resolution of 352 by 288 is roughly one 12th the screen resolution. 

Digital TV displays are typically in a 16:9 aspect ratio, similar to whatís used in cinema.  This allows a more immersive display.  However, not all HDTV displays are made equal; some economize and run at 1366 x 768 resolution, rather than the full 1920 by 1080 standard.  Typically, those that do are less expensive, or last yearís models.

Where the models from Sony differ from other companies is in the electronics behind the display.  Sony TVs use a patented display colour matching system called BRAVIA which uses real time computational matching to bring added warmth to the otherwise cooler digital colour palette.  Other places where Sony stands to shine is in its backlighting system, which is very robust.  Overall, Sonyís TV quality is excellent, though at upwards of 50 kilos for the largest models, youíll want to dispense with the floor stand and have it professionally mounted on your living room wall.

Specific model recommendations are the KDL-52X2000, which is a monster 52  (132 cm) display.  It consumes nearly 300 watts in operation, which is amazingly low given its size.  With a depth of 13 cm, it's thick enough to hang on a wall, though youíll want to make sure that itís got adequate ventilation. We found this online store that sold Wall brackets suitable for the Sony TVs, It comes equipped with Dolby-surround capable speakers included, at 22 total Watts (11 watts per channel), giving excellent sound quality.

For those on a slightly more limited budget (the KDL-52X2000 costs almost five thousand pounds), there are a range of options.  The KDL-46X2000 has nearly identical features, but sacrifices 6 inches (13 cm) of diagonal display area, but costs 2,000 pounds less.   The next size smaller has nearly the same feature set (losing a bit of programmability), but is a mere 2,000 pounds retail.  Going below that model, we get into HD Ready TVs that support the lower resolution mentioned above ñ they can be had for bargain prices as many local vendors are trying to unload them quickly.  Models to look for are the nearly the same ñ replace the X in the product codes above with a V.