You are Peace
Lie down and get cozy and comfortable. Stretch out your arms and legs. Wiggle your fingers and toes. Close your eyes and gently place your hand on your belly. Notice your breathing. Is it fast or slow? Can you feel it in your belly as you breathe in?
Breathe deeply and slowly in and out through your nose. In and out. In and out. In and out.
Imagine your belly is like the ocean. With each inhale, the waves rise, and with each exhale, they fall. Feel your belly rising and falling as you breathe.
Now imagine there is a small boat on your ocean (belly). What does it look like? You don't want it to tip over but you want to guide it toward the shore. You can do this by taking nice, slow, deep breaths in and out through your nose. Create a steady rhythm for your boat by breathing in for three counts and out for three counts….. As your belly rises and falls, continue to guide your boat. After a few cycles of slow and steady breathing, imagine your boat has safely landed on the shore.
Now bring your attention back to the rise and fall of your belly as you breathe in and out, in and out. Begin to notice how you feel. Is your breathing different from when you first started? Does your body feel different? What about your mind? Is it sleepy or full of thoughts? Is it calm? There is no right or wrong answer. Feel your body relax with each breath.
Say something kind to yourself:
You are wonderful
You are special
You are peace
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