Tuesday, Feb 21

"When the breath wanders the mind also is unsteady. But when the breath is calmed the mind too will be still.”
– Hatha Yoga Pradipika, Hindu text



Today’s Excerpt:

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Follow along with “Mini-meditation: Breathe” (1-min video and optional 5-min article) by Headspace for a simple meditation on noticing the breath as well as an article about the benefits of breathing exercises. According to the article, “Studies show breathing exercises can improve cognitive function, encourage positive thought, and reduce symptoms of anxiety.”

For littles and younger kids, watch “Kids Talk: Breathing” (1-min video) to learn how one preschooler uses breathing to calm down.