Stop and breathe…
Japanese Garden, Chicago Botanic Garden
My friend Amy
and I were just talking about how great we feel after yoga class—mainly due to the fact that we’re able to stop and breathe during our busy day.
Often we get so wrapped up in our work that we find ourselves literally holding our breath. As anyone who’s taken a yoga or meditation class can attest, breathing works wonders. This article from Yoga Journal called “Meditation 101”
details 10-minute mini-meditations and breathing exercises that can be done in your office, car or on your commute (just don’t close your eyes while driving!)
And next time you find workday stress creeping up, just stop and breathe…