Being mindful

Walking with a free breath

Breathing – do you remember when breathing wasn’t a problem? I do. I cycled, walked, swam and very occasionally run all with a free breath. I didn’t like running. Then one day I found I couldn’t breathe without an inhaler. I found out later that I could be what I wanted to do with a free breath again. I my story I mentioned it took me a long time. It took me a long time because I didn’t know it was possible and nobody told me, I doubt I would have believed them anyway.

Hopefully you won’t be like that with me.

Breathing is semi autonomous which means that it will happen on its own or you can consciously control your in and out breath. What I found is that my consciousness had taken over whenever I thought about my breathing, I thought about breathing a lot. I was…

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