Don’t Forget to Breath

During this busy season, don’t forget to breath.  Deep conscious breaths can help you calm down and make better decisions.  Here is a seated meditation that you can try at home, in the car or out in nature.

Breathing in, I know that I am breathing in.
Breathing out, I know that I am breathing out.

As my in-breath grows deep,
My out-breath grows slow.

Breathing in makes me calm,
Breathing out brings me ease.

With the in-breath, I smile,
With the out-breath, I release.

Dwelling in the present moment,
I know this is a wonderful moment.

From A Pebble for Your Pocket by Thich Nhat Hanh

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