Month: October 2011

Dont Forget To Breathe!

 I woke up yesterday, went along my day, then went home in the evening as I do everyday, and as I laid down to sleep I realized I forgot to breathe. That may sound absurd to you, and I am sure you are screaming at your computer screen:“Elizabeth, that is stupid if you really had forgotten to breathe you would be dead!”  And thats my point exactly… 😉 Lately, I have been so busy going along my day without giving a thought to my breath, if I did not know I needed oxygen to live, I would wonder at the end of the day, if I took a breath today, because I dont remember doing it? do you? I just realized I have not been paying much attention to my breath, to the fact that I breathe every second of every day. I have been so wrapped up in the busyness, and to-do-lists of my life, that I forget to be mindful and pay attention to the very thing that brings oxygen to my blood and heart, brain, and all of my body; to the very thing that keeps me alive.  In forgetting …