Did you know that some of the healthy benefits of yoga, such as reduced stress, more focus and concentration, a greater sense of connection (empathy), better sleep, as well as lowered blood pressure and general tranquility can be had just by spending a little “me” time with some of your favorite reads?
If you feel busier and in more of a hurry now than you’ve ever been before, and wonder if you can keep up this pace much longer, you’re not alone. So many people are using the term “crazy busy” to describe their daily activity. But with the concept of creating space with our breath we can get the most out of our daily lives without going crazy … if we just breathe through the busy.
Instead of just becoming aware of, and sending our attention to the various sensations in different parts of the body, as in a regular body scan, this morning beditation awakes and refreshes the whole body. It’s a blood-pumping, cobweb-clearing, eye-opening, easy-breathing, heart-warming way to welcome the day!