A 10-Minute Practice to Be With the Breath

This guided meditation allows you to let go of your thoughts and settle into the natural rhythm of the breath.

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In any given moment there are many things right and many things wrong, but for the few minutes when we sit, we’re letting go of the need to sort all of that out—to sort out the rightness and the wrongness. We’re making peace with the imperfection of being human and settling into the natural rhythm of the breath. The path of mindfulness is wide and deep, but it’s forever beginning now. 

We’re making peace with the imperfection of being human and settling into the natural rhythm of the breath. 

A Guided Breathing Meditation    A 10-Minute Practice to Be With the Breath 11:43 Settle into your posture. Welcome yourself fully to everything that’s true in this moment, and allow it to be true. With the spine ever so gently reaching up towards the sky, you can surrender the rest of your body to gravity. Feeling the downward pull of the earth, maybe even a sense that tension can drain out through the body into the earth. Take a few deep breaths. Sense the wave of relaxation we can feel on the exhalation of the breath—the mind is bright and wide awake, but fully surrendered to this moment. Consciously scan the body. Relax…

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