Tag: breath exercises

Soul Musings/Day 28: Breathing With Your Feet

  Standing with eyes closed we may feel our feet clutching the ground beneath us. They have forgotten to trust that the earth will support them. This disconnect starts much higher in the tension that holds our breath captive above the heart. No wonder…

Soul Musings/Day 16: The Pause

“We too should make ourselves empty, that the great Soul of the Universe may fill us with its breath”. Laurence Binyon It is within the stillness and emptiness of the pause that all life unfolds. This is the space that is ripe with possibility…

Soul Musings/Day 15: Attentive Holiday Breathing

Mailing packages at the post office today I felt it. That rather frantic irritable energy that seemed to be emanating off of many there. One of my clients this week noticed that she felt irritable after coming home from work. She couldn’t get a…

Soul Musings/Day 14: Heart Openers

What better practice this time of year than to do heart opening. Whether in a yoga class, in meditation, smiling at a stranger or gazing in someones eyes. There is yet another practice that holds the possibility to go deep within your own heart…

Soul Musings/Day 13: Trusting There Is Enough

“Trusting that there is enough air to breathe is an underlying sustainable process that goes on day after day without our conscious attention.  Imagine for a moment that all aspects of your life carried this much trust.” Gaye Abbott from Give Us This Day…

Soul Musings/Day 11: Alive Now

On the inhale silently say to yourself “alive” and on the exhale “now”. Take time to rest in the pause before the inhale naturally returns. This moment is a gift of awareness. Resting in the pause that you are “alive now” is a daily…

Soul Musings/Day 9: Infinite Patience

__________________________________ With so many demands on our time and attention this time of year patience certainly can grow a little thin at times. Pamela Turczyn, the creator of the mandala above in collaboration with the maple tree, has created a practice that is actively…