A Moment of Stillness

Wednesday, March 6th, 2013 12

The swirling is in full effect. I’ve talked about the swirling many times before — the swelling to-do list, the the feelings of overwhelm, the lack of hours in the day. That’s where I am right now. Thick in the swirl and trying not to get pulled down. Thankfully, I’m still making it to the mat. And that is helping me to breathe. To take just one moment of stillness, and breathe.

PX100_LeavesIcicilesIf you are feeling the swirling, too, I invite you to take a moment of stillness, and just breathe. Maybe you’re at a red light in your car. Or in line for coffee. Or responding to your overflowing inbox. Or in a meeting at work. In any of these situations, we have the opportunity to take a few deep breaths. And trust me (and lots of research!), that small moment can help enormously. Breathe on, friends. xoxo

12 Responses

  1. Corinna says:

    Breathe, beautiful one. I’ll do the same. xo

  2. Celina says:

    Trying to remember this as I am getting myself in a frenzy this week. xo

  3. Emily says:

    Good reminder. And after you breathe — go out there and kill snakes. (A term one of my mentors taught me to get through the to do list.) What is most important time wise — do that first. And dont focus on anything else but that. Then breathe again. Then move on.

  4. i feel it too! how did so many things creep up on me?!! deep breaths dispensed, and I DO feel better. Thank you my friend :)

  5. Laurie Jacobsen says:

    Yes! Breathe! That’s what I forgot to remember. Just reading this I took a nice deep breath and it felt so good. Thank you!

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