Self-care is a potent way to nourish one’s self in order to live a vibrant and meaningful life. Paying attention to our lives moment by moment can deeply enhance our awareness of sensations outside of ourselves as well as their reflections in our body, thoughts and emotional reactions to life experiences.
Try this simple, yet powerful breath practice for building awareness by Thich Nhat Hanh:
“Breathing in, I know I’m breathing in;
Breathing out, I know I’m breathing out:
Breathing in the present moment, I know it is a wonderful moment!”