Ankh; Egyptian Wellness Journal
Ankh is a Wellness Journal inspired by Ancient Egyptian acts of self development and awareness. The wellness journal aims at giving every individual a platform to become more mindful and achieve self-attentiveness through weekly mental, physical, and emotional exercises that relate to Egypt’s history, culture and traditions. The rise of interest in Hindu and Buddhist techniques of spiritual techniques such as yoga and meditation has caused us to forget that we have our own history and legacy of endless self development exercises and spiritual enlightenments used by Ancient Egyptians. Thus, the aim of the journals is to revive those techniques and apply them to the modern world, providing a handbook full of tips, activities, and facts in a way where the user can connect and reflect on their origins. The spiritual exercises are made in a form of a journal as the slowness of hand writing demands heavier mental lifting, causing people to concentrate more about what they write, which increases conceptual understanding, application, and retention. Therefore, with every exercise, the user gets to reflect fully on their experience and the effect of the exercise on their mental, emotional, or physical being.
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Refaie, Yara Hussein, "Ankh; Egyptian Wellness Journal" (2018). Capstone and Graduation Projects. 61.
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