My son Jason was having difficulties with anger and obedience in kindergarten. We began a twice-daily (morning and post-school) ritual: a sun salutation (keyed to breathing) followed by cross-legged breathing, chanting "om" with Jason counting breaths up to ten. If he didn't keep track, and steady his mind, it would drift and he wouldn't be able to remember the number quickly. There was a direct relationship between his ability to be still in the morning, and his success at school. And it has become something we look forward to doing together.
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Wednesday, June 16, 2010
Posted by Steven Barnes at 10:08 AM