Today we’re going to practice mindful breathing. The breath is the foundational practice of mindfulness, as it is the one experience we can have that is pretty similar in the present moment. Breath can be a little shallow or a little deeper, but the breath is always here for us. Thoughts, emotions, physical sensations, sounds, they come and they go like clouds in the sky. But the breath is always right here, right now.
Remember: To live mindfully, the breath is the key. Breathe in, breathe out release the stress and let it all out.
To live mindfully, the breath is the key. Breathe in, breathe out release the stress and let it all out.
As we being the practice of mindful breathing, focus awareness on the breath. And if you get distracted, just gently, without any judgement, come right back into the breath.
Repeat to yourself, “I’ve got my feet on the floor, I’ve got my spine in a line, I’ve got my hands in my lap, I’ve got my heart to the sky.” Gently letting your eyes close, so you can pay a little more attention. Focus on one thing at a time—and…