A harsh word quickly incites us to anger. An added challenge sparks anxiety. There is often just a nanosecond between a trigger and your reaction. If we can only slow ourselves down with just one inhale and one exhale, we may find the clarity we need to soften the reaction and respond with integrity.
In mindful presence,
Sometimes I think there are only two instructions we need to follow to develop and deepen our spiritual life:
slow down and let go. ―Oriah Mountain Dreamer
Lori Furbush teaches Qigong, Yin Yoga, & Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR). She weaves MINDFULNESS & RELAXATION into every moment.