I read yesterday that when we are "rushing" we are not in our body. I have been noticing how much I am rushing, already ahead in my mind to the next thing. When I was in chemo, often just brushing my teeth was an accomplishment. I was "all there for it," present. Now, I am thinking ahead, planning my day, trying to see how much I can cram in. And with that philosophy, it is hard for it ever to be enough.
So, today, once again, I set intention to return to my breath, feel my feet on the floor, and relax my jaw.
Enjoy the breath and the ease found there. I look out and the fog is clearing. May my mind do the same.
"If you want to test your memory, try to recall what you were worrying about one year ago today."
- E. Joseph Cossman