JumpStart Your Mind With 3 Breathing Exercises (To Get Some Work Done)

Joyful Living On Purpose

Hey, how’s your breathing right now?

Shallow from the chest, or more full from the diaphragm? Don’t worry; this isn’t a quiz or anything like that. It’s an easy-to-do 3 part breathingexercise series to help jumpstart the mind to actually get some work done.

It happens like clockwork in my coaching sessions, which all start and close with deep breathing exercises and light stretches. Within that 9-minute window of quiet time with purposeful breathing techniques, the yawns usually start rolling in…and they’re welcome. After that, they feel and are refreshed and focused.

Similar to the concept of “power naps,” short sessions of refreshment time through breathwork can help to jumpstart the mind and prepare the body to get moving, not swiftly – but with more clarity.

So, if a few yawns come while you’re doing these exercises coming up in this post, that’s alright. Enjoy them. Addressing

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Hi sweet sis, your life has a purpose way beyond your to-do list. Joyful Life On Purpose is meant to be a refreshing place to visit online sharing content steps for the creatively-inclined and refreshment reminders for everyday life. If you're called to reset the quality, pace and volume of your life for the better, there's lots of inspiration here. Join the journey for gentle notes with Indra, a writer, singer, and publishing entrepreneur from Barbados (now on a travel stint in the U.K.) As a teen, she almost gave up on life. Now as a woman saved by grace, she lives with purpose, writing, recording, enjoying nature walks and managing one of the leading Caribbean blogs. Subscribe for firsthand updates on new posts, music highlights, guest features and tropical recipes along the way.

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