Basics again, master the simple, the focus on the breath……

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Mindfulness for me, is an inward exploration, a discovery of my body mechanisms, my minds desires and gyrations, a knowing of where I hold my stress, my fear, my most vulnerable feelings.
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When we sit to meditate, notice any tension in the body, emptiness, reaching a no-thought space does not happen, when we are holding stress, tenseness from fear, worn out by life’s daily challenges.
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We need to let go any desire to be somewhere else, or maybe be wanting to be someone else and not us, this will not fuel a mindfulness practice.
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Accepting, we are exactly where we need to be in life, let’s us ground ourselves in this moment, in which we have devoted to healing, focusing on the breath, a journey below the ego.
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Become like warm jello, loose, maybe a little wobbly, but colorfully present for focus practice.
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Notice how we hold our upper chest muscles, tight, under tension, pressure during the first pause, right after our inhale.
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Notice how different of a feel the two pauses present, one has tension it is holding back, the other a total calm, expelling of all that tenseness.
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The body and breath are at rest in these pauses, transitions, so study them, intently.
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