Take a Breath.

(Really!  Please just go ahead and take a breath).

Now, take another breath in through your nose and pay attention to the sensation of the air as it comes in and goes out.

(Not so hard, right).

This time take a breath through your mouth, and notice the sensation of the air on your lips, in your mouth, maybe it dries your tongue slightly.

(Yes, this is going somewhere).

Now take another breath and notice your body moving – either your chest or belly expanding and contracting.

That’s it.

That’s meditation.


As we’re going to say, over and over on this site:

“If you can breathe, you can meditate.”


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