The beauty of your breath is that it is free and totally accessible. It is like having a spa treatment right inside your body that you can access at anytime or any place. It is stress relieving, it is humbling and breath creates a calmness in your mind that is immediate gratification.
Most women breathe unconsciously, shallow, quick, light. We are on the fly so why wouldn’t we breathe from the tops of our bodies. Deep breath is grounding. Notice your breath today, right now. Notice how it enters, how it travels, how it leaves. Can you pay attention to the space between the breath entering and leaving?
An easy New Years Resolution can be just simply creating an awareness of the humbling power of breath. Here is a simple short very homemade video of a demonstration. (Pardon the rawness of it, but it was the wee hour of the morning and the mood struck.) Read on for some more tips for this New Year, let this be the year of you. May it be a healthy and joyful one.
So here is the idea. I want to create an awareness movement. I 'd like to simply start with awareness of our breath and our daily breathing. I want us to be in awe of our breath and how much we need it, how much we take it for granted and how lovely it is to wake up one morning with a consciousness of our wondrous and free breath. Ours for the taking, Imagine. We have the ability to access calmness anytime of the day. Breath is free. All it takes is some practice and some awareness and bingo, you have a moment to yourself that brings you right home. TO YOU. I am uploading some smiley photos of people who make me breathe happily and joyfully. Take a breath. Pay attention. Notice the insides of you today and see what its wisdom teaches.