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A powerful question to ask yourself anytime, anywhere

Want a simple yet extremely powerful way to ground yourself and return your focus to the present moment?

Ask yourself this question:

 

 

And then pay attention:

Where do you feel your breath? What is the quality of it?

Often when we are feeling stressed out or paying attention to things around us our breath is short and shallow and mostly in the chest and shoulder area.

Not only does this increase tension in this area because these muscles are not meant to be our main breathing muscles, it also triggers more stress in our bodies because it is the fight or flight breathing pattern.

As soon as you shift your focus to your breath and begin to pay attention to it you will notice a shift within yourself. As you tune into the flow of your breath, the feeling of it and the quality of it you will feel yourself becoming more relaxed, grounded, and present.

Tuning into the subtle rhythm of the breath is the easiest way we have to bring our attention into our body and into the now.

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FREE Workshop: Deep Breaths for Less Stress on Saturday April 13th

Deep, slow breathing is one of the most powerful tools we have for lowering our stress levels! In fact,  the American Institute of Stress,  considers it to the most effective way to bring our stress down. However, it is one that we often forget about and take for granted since it happens without us having to think about it.
 
 
 
 
 
 
Join me for this interactive and informative free workshop that will teach you powerful and effective breathing techniques to leave you feeling energized, calm and less stressed.
 
Learn about:
  • how we breathe
  • how it effects your nervous system
  • several breathing techniques that you can do anytime, anywhere to lower your stress levels
  • how to use the breath to quiet and focus your mind
 
DATE: Saturday April 13th
TIME: 10-11am
LOCATION: HMSA Neighborhood Center (beside Target in Kahului)
COST: FREE!
 
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