Breathing In


This quote is for all of you self-employed crazies out there.

I find that I have trouble putting my businesses aside and allowing myself a moment to relax.  So, this week I have started  working only until 5pm.  I start REALLY early in the am but when I take out time for exercising (a must for my sanity) I work a 9 hour day.

The thing is my mind does not close it’s door.  If I had to give you a visualization of the firing synapses of my brain it would be this – a room full of kindergartners throwing paint filled balloons at each other and the splattering of vivid color connecting and coloring everything.

I may not be physically doing any office work but I am still “on.” In fact, recently I have been dreaming about work and waking up every two hours during the night. I have decided I am going to try to take a break during the day and do this 5 minute breathing exercise.  I am assuming this will help me quiet my thoughts and RELAX.

zen-frog-22It can be very difficult to create a space of peace in a hectic schedule but I am fairly positive I can spare 5 minutes if it helps me mentally and subsequently physically. Maybe I can silence my thoughts for a full 20 minutes with practice. I do better at relaxing lying down so I am going to start that way. The point is to do what WORKS FOR YOU!

adaa621962acfab40901db7af6857449I hope you have all had a wonderful week! I am looking for any tips on how you quiet the brain train. So feel free to share with me

Breathing in and breathing out,


Post First Meditation Attempt

Made it to 10 minutes – not a single quiet one.

Here is Jane’s stream of consciousness:

“5 minutes . . . how long does that feel like? . . . What will I blog about Monday? . . . Why are the cats in here? . . . I need a vacation . . . Where is the rain? . . . Should I eat a banana? . . . Do monkeys meditate? . . . ” and on and on.

About Jane Told Me

Busy bee like you. Two businesses and 3 kids. Still taking time to learn and share my experiences with you!
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2 Responses to Breathing In

  1. The Rooftop Pro says:

    Reblogged this on therooftoppro and commented:
    I just read the title and thought it would be interesting

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