“Smile, breathe and go slowly.” ~ Thich Nhât Hanh
Just breathe. I use to want to punch people who told me “calm down, breathe.”
I never understood how much power my breath actually held for me.
Two years ago, a book found me, called We’re All Doing Time: A Guide for Getting Free by
It changed my life.
It introduced the art and practice of pranayama. Life force breath.
I started practicing true proper prana.
Before this, I did practice yoga, but I never really got it—I never really got the true depth of the power of our breath.
For the last few years I have incorporated prana into my daily practices and it is truly amazing. Our breath centers us, calms us, brings us back, soothes us and revitalizes us.
Now in hindsight I see. Now when I am feeling scattered and crazy, I can remind myself to stop and take a breath. And it always helps.
The power of breath is truly amazing. When we just take that moment to pause and center ourselves—it can change our whole day.
Namaste beauties—take a breath today!
Here is an experiment I did to demonstrate this. Enjoy:
Author: Lindsay Carricarte
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