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5445Re: The Breathing Being / G

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  • dan330033
    Mar 28, 2003
      --- In meditationsocietyofamerica@yahoogroups.com, "G"
      <crystalkundalini@h...> wrote:
      > --- In meditationsocietyofamerica@yahoogroups.com, "Jeff
      > Belyea" <jeff@s...> wrote:
      > > Virtually all meditation
      > > and relaxation techniques,
      > > visualization, guided imagery
      > > and self-hypnosis processes
      > > begins with ways to quiet
      > > the internal dialogue that
      > > we are so accustomed to
      > > listening to as self-talk.
      > >
      > > Breath awareness is the
      > > beginning point for most
      > > of these approaches to
      > > achieving (or re-claiming)
      > > peace of mind and inner
      > > strength.
      > >
      > > Even a few minutes of
      > > quiet awareness and
      > > simply following our
      > > breathing rhythm, being
      > > aware of when we are
      > > inhaling and when we
      > > are exhaling, practiced
      > > for even a few days,
      > > can begin to bring on
      > > a sense of peace and
      > > calm that improves our
      > > sense of well-being and
      > > our ability to handle
      > > potentially stressful
      > > situations in life.
      > >
      > > Simple. Direct.
      > > Uncomplicated.
      > >
      > > As we say in Maine,
      > > "The way life should be."
      > >
      > > All in love,
      > >
      > > Jeff
      >
      > G: let's face it everyone has to breathe .... so this is one
      > practice that may be taken anywhere ... it can help to center -
      > focus - relax and release eventually one may still enough to start
      > to witness ... all from simply becoming aware of the breath and
      > letting it relax enough to come from the diaphragm (the stomach
      > will move) rather than the chest....
      >
      > shanti om

      True.

      Breathing is a key activity of organismic life.

      Constrictions to breathing are clues to
      the constricting of the identified being.

      Opening of breathing and opening as energy
      are interconnected.

      -- Dan
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