We rarely pay our breath much attention as we move throughout each day. With mindfulness practice, we return our awareness . . . again and again . . . to the breath. The most important thing one SHINE participant learned recently was “that my breath is very helpful when I want to relax.”
It’s easy to get caught up in the goals, plans and details of of life and overlook the accomplishments we’ve had along the way. Taking a moment to notice those large and small victories provides renewed incentive to continue on. Here are a few of the recent victories I’ve been encouraged by from our work with underserved populations and those who support them.