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Just Breathe

Just breathe.  Just be.

Those seem such simple and obvious statements.  After all, breathing is reflexive, right?  We do it in our sleep, in waking, and never stop – it’s not something you generally put your mind to unless it becomes difficult.  But sometimes you just need to give yourself the permission to breathe… and nothing else.  Feel the air enter your lungs, enrich your blood, and leave the way it came.  Let the world slow down around you and actually experience the moment you’re in.  Live fully in the moment… and I’ve spent the last year living exactly in that place.

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