Thursday, November 17, 2016

BREATHE

"She had a revolutionary idea: She would make more time for life's truly important things.
 First on the list: breathing." ~ Amy Rubin Flett

Breathing in deep and slow will calm me almost instantly.  Physically and mentally, breathing deeply centers me and brings me back to the moment I am in.  Sometimes my internal chatter can become overwhelming and it is those moments, that if I stop and bring awareness to my breath, I can become centered and calm. 
I am grateful for my beautiful wonderful lungs.  Long may they serve me.  I know they were happier when I quit smoking years ago.  Without breath I would have no life.
Today if something arises that challenges me I will remember to stop and breathe.


"Yes they are elves," Legolas said "and they say that you breathe so loud they could shoot you in the dark." J.R.R. Tolkien

WISDOM of the ORACLE - Colette Baron-Reid

2 comments:

  1. Love that quote by Flett. :) If I am stressed for any reason, I almost always will be breathing shallowly rather than relaxing my abdomen so my diaphragm can freely move downward.

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  2. calming breath is the greatest gift yoga has given me.

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