34: pranayama

Yoga, double exposurepranayama: an element of yoga that involves awareness of the breath and managing the way in which one breathes.

“Or that calm is retained by the controlled exhalation or retention of the breath” — Patanjali (Who Was Patanjali, Yoga Journal)

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33: busylessness

photo-1432691301971-c8b920198bd7Busylessness can be described as living more mindfully, engaging in being “not busy,” and enjoying a life of greater peace and calm.

The present moment is filled with joy and happiness. If you are attentive, you will see it. – Thich Nhat Hanh

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01: discoveries on a walk

img_2174I’ve always meant to read the plaque that rests on the corner of Camino de la Costa in La Jolla (California). I finally stopped recently and discovered it had been the home of Raymond Chandler, the British-American novelist and screenwriter. What discoveries one can make while on a walk!

“To say goodbye is to die a little.” – Raymond Chandler, The Long Goodbye

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