The Nose Knows

The Nose Knows

Breath attention for focusing is one of several techniques we practice daily @2:50 pm. Focusing on sensations and feelings related directly to breathing can serve as an anchor for the rest of the day. We find attention to how the breath works to be a core of practice....
Boxed Breathing

Boxed Breathing

Boxed breathing is a supplemental @2:50 practice shared by one of our regular participants. It’s a simple effective technique that quickly brings the mind into focus. It can be used anywhere and anytime. You can modify the length of the count to suit your needs....
Life Measure

Life Measure

“Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away.” – Maya Angelou
Breathing with Nature

Breathing with Nature

For the @2:50 second anniversary, Natalie Hill from MIT ORSEL joined us to share this breathing with nature practice. Each practice introduces a sentence for the in-breath, a sentence for the out-breath, and a short-hand version that captures the essence in a single...
What is mindfulness? Chances are, you’re already practicing it.

What is mindfulness? Chances are, you’re already practicing it.

By: Blake Calamas & Arthur Grau. If you’re new to mindfulness, you may not know what being “mindful” actually means. You may think to yourself, “Wow! What I wouldn’t give for a few moments of turning off my brain!” You may have images of monks or religious...