meditate-on: allowing the breath to breathe itself

meditate-on: allowing the breath to breathe┬áitself The breath is always with us and allows us a ready-made focal point for mindfulness meditation. Bringing simple, non-judgmental attention to the breath can be more complicated than it sounds. Our breath is so tied to our mood states: when we are anxious we may notice a corresponding shortness Read more about meditate-on: allowing the breath to breathe itself[…]

Dr William Clancy, Denver Psychologist

meditate-on: the breath

When we meditate we are intending to bring attention to something. When I teach meditation I initially ask clients and students to bring detailed attention to the sensations they find present as they breathe. Growth in mindfulness practice often comes when we experience this type of present-focused attention. Concurrently, skillful management of distractions when focusing Read more about meditate-on: the breath[…]