The Gentle Breeze Breath

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photo by Tony D’Agostino

When things get overwhelming, spring clean your cluttered mind with a brief pause and a gentle breeze.

Use this breath when you feel anxious, restless, or when there is just so much to do that you feel stretched thin.

You may sit, stand, or walk during the Gentle Breeze Breath, but if you plan to close your eyes, choose to sit comfortably.

However you begin, hold yourself with dignity and good posture.
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Slowing Down with Three Breaths

Bird On a Wire WM 500Do you spend the day rushing about multi-tasking? Sometimes things just fall together in spite of the lack of attention. Other times, things don’t work out so well.

Cooking requires full-on focus or you may find yourself on a mad dash out the door for a forgotten ingredient or, worse still, angrily trashing a burnt meal.

This simple technique for staying present and on track requires no yogic training or fancy meditation courses. You don’t even need special equipment.

As long as you are able to breathe, you have just what you need to slow a frenzied brain.

Cook up a little mindful attention with the following recipe. Read More