I walk and I breathe. In. Out. Close off my right nostril. Then my left. There, finally, I can breathe properly, evenly. I slow down. My thoughts and my movement. The thoughts keep coming. Ham-sa. In. Out.
I started a walking meditation on my way to work. 15 minutes not thinking, planning, rushing, trying to get it all done. Just walking and breathing. In. Out.
By the time I get to the front door I have cleared my head. I need this. I need to slow down to not get run over by my attempts to cross things off my list quickly.
I walk and I breathe. This morning it started snowing while I was walking up the hill. The cold air felt amazing. I slowed down to watch the snow flakes settle….