“Breathe in. Take a deep breath. Hold it. Exhale.”
The Yoga instructor encouraged us to merge mind, body, and spirit with each intake of air. Gracefully she transitioned from one pose to another: Downward Dog, Plank, Cobra, Mountain pose. For the record, I wasn’t nearly as graceful. We cycled through the salutations numerous times.
Do you ever feel like everything you hear on the news just makes you anxious and upset?
The Good News Network agrees. It is a website that only posts and shares good news. The site founders feel that sometimes the media can be unbalanced because often, it portrays the bad side of life. The site mentions the quote: “If news is not really news unless it is bad news, it may be difficult to claim we are an informed nation.” – Norman Cousins
Try writing down in a journal what you feel grateful for! If there are things you feel grateful for about your child, share it with them – it will help to strengthen your relationship. How did you feel afterwards? Let us know in the comments!
“The greatest degree of inner tranquility comes from the development of love and compassion. The more we care for the happiness of others, the greater is our own sense of well-being.” – Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama