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The in breath is acceptance, the out breath release.

When you have a frequent practice such as yoga or anything that helps you focus on your breath, it makes it much easier to be cognisant of whether you’re tense or not. When you’re used to actively relaxing your body, you start to notice when your body is tense, and you can also tap into the powers of yoga and the like that allows you to release the tension.

Check yourself right now, are you tense? If so, can you allow yourself to relax?

No judgment. No blame. Just accept the tension, then release it.

The in breath is acceptance, the out breath release.

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Nature is in our nature. It’s natural for us to want to be in nature. Nature is where we are nurtured.

But sometimes we forget that.

Sometimes we get stuck in our heads, which is quite possibly the furthest thing from nature.

But by getting out in nature, and staying…

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Never let the gravity of the situation get to you. The situation is what it is, things might not be as normal as they usually are, but the gravity of the situation has no standing on how you should feel. If you’re able to accept the situation for what it is, it means you can also in a sense forget about the gravity of the situation, and focus on what you are there to do.

Often the added pressure that comes along with the gravity of the situation is just excess baggage. It’s unnecessary to think about and only makes you do a worse job. Focus on being in the moment. Focus on what the moment can bring, and on what you can bring to the moment. Not the situation.

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