I would be lying if I didn’t admit that I was first drawn to mala beads because I thought they were super cute! Little did I know they would be able to seriously help me cope with stress I had in my day to day life. The stress of being a stay at home mom who never gets a moment of silence, to stress in my marriage, in my work; anything life would throw at me. How these beads aren’t more popular is beyond me. They have the power to help with prayer, meditation and anxiety relief. Here is al little guide to where mala beads came from, how they were originally used and how you can incorporate them into your day to day life today.