Thursday
Mar072013

The Awareness Breath: a breathing exercise for peace of mind

image by Keoki Seu

In this week's podcast Shann shares a breathing exercise to help you bring awareness to your breath and calm your mind.


Breathing in, I know I am breathing in. Breathing out, I know I am breathing out.
Breathing in a long breath, I know I am breathing in a long breath. Breathing out a long breath, I know I am breathing out a long breath.
Breathing in a short breath, I know I am breathing in a short breath. Breathing out a short breath, I know I am breathing out a short breath.
Breathing in, I am aware of my whole body. Breathing out I am aware of my whole body.  
Breathing in, I calm my whole body. Breathing out, I calm my whole body.
Breathing in, I feel joyful. Breathing out, I feel joyful.
Breathing in, I feel happy. Breathing out, I feel happy.  
Breathing in, I am aware of my mental chatter. Breathing out, I am aware of my mental chatter.
Breathing in, I calm my mental commentary. Breathing out, I calm my mental comentary.
Breathing in, I am aware of my mind. Breathing out, I am aware of my mind.
Breathing in, I make my mind happy. Breathing out, I make my mind happy.
Breathing in, I concentrate my mind. Breathing out, I concentrate my mind.
Breathing in, I liberate my mind. Breathing out, I liberate my mind.
Breathing in, I observe letting go. Breathing out, I observe letting go.

When breathing in awareness is practiced regularly you will experience peace of mind.

 

Listen to this simple mindful breathing exercise here...

 

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For more breathing meditations to help you calm your anxiety please visit the Slayer Store