In this meditation, Carla-Jo explains a breathing space that we use anytime during our day as a pause or to help calm us if we find ourselves in difficult situations. This breathing space is broken up into 3 parts called arriving, gathering and expanding.
I settled in my chair, closed my eyes and arrived at becoming aware of any thoughts, feelings and emotions that I was experiencing. Allowing and anything that I was experiencing, without the need to change nor judge what I was experiencing, a sense of acceptance occurred.
Letting go of any thoughts, feelings and emotions I was experiencing, I began to gather my entire awareness to my breath. Feeling the subtle movements of the rising and falling of my belly, I became calm.
Finally, I expanded my awareness of breathing to include my entire body. Feeling my entire body breathing all at once, I became aware of the spaciousness of my body. In that moment, I was in a state of full alertness and awareness. This 5 minute meditation gave me just the right amount of pause to remember what is truly important right now, the present moment. Thank you, Carla-Jo! I am ever so grateful. Namaste 🙏🏻❤️☮️