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Posts tagged "breath"

Get your brain in gear: 4 Brain Training tips you can try in the shower

During my Brain Training Weekly Challenge I started to get my brain in shape. Now I’m so incandescently bright (and smug about it) I’m going to show you exactly how I got there. Okay, it’s obviously not that simple, but with life expectancy soaring and pension funds crashing, one thing is for sure: we can...
Listen, and the world begins to makes sense

Listen, and the world begins to makes sense

Listen. Stop. Close your eyes, then really listen. Now rinse and repeat for at least 10 minutes every day. I carried out this simple listening exercise for one week, and now I’m in love with listening. Here’s why… Breathing and listening Since investing some time in exploring a little zen breath meditation, inspired by this...

Weekly Challenge #9: meditation

Have you ever wanted to just stop? I mean, really stop, set everything aside and just have a breather? In the first two months of My Year In Flux, I expected to steadily recover from the stress of work and London life and emerge a more serene human being. Instead, I’ve racked up several thousand...

Breath better, live better: what I’ve learned from 1 month in flux

I often have short periods where I become fixated with breathing. It usually comes on after watching The Sopranos, where Tony’s heavy respiratory system often gets a starring role, which in turn makes me acutely aware of my own breathing. How often do you think about the act of breathing? It is an essential process undertaken roughly...