Relax in a Hurry

0
100

The phones, the eyes, consciously relax your muscles, breathe in slowly and on the exhalation, say a meaningful word. For some, Benson says, this word may be “Love.” For a Catholic, it could be “Hail Mary, filled with grace.” For a Jew, “Shalom.” For a Buddhist or Hindu, “Ohm.” It’s up to you.

Breathe in, say the word silently while breathing out. When thoughts come, let them drift past. Do this for three or four minutes, open your lungs and drag out all the stale air. Do this by pushing out your heart brain interprets the muscle movements of a smile into a feeling of happiness.”