Be Thankful For Your Breath

In yoga this morning, our instructor read a passage from Thich Nhat Hanh about breath. She read that as we breathe in we should always be thankful for that in breath. After all–what is the alternative.

As we sit in mindfulness, perhaps of our pain or our discomfort, take a moment to reflect on the feelings around that in breath. Can you find a reason to be joyous? Can you acknowledge that here at least is one place where your body still works, even if it struggles with that breath?

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Bonnie Koenig has been a licensed acupuncturist since 1999. She is passionate about helping people find real healing and real health. In the process she keeps asking about our attitudes towards sickness and health. Only by being clear on what sickness is, can we ever find health.

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