Wednesday, November 24, 2004


"As long as you are mindful of the breath, it carries on in it's own way. But as soon as you start paying attention to it, you tend to constrain it. Even if you tell yourself: ' Just observe it as it is,' the very act of self-conscious observation makes it stilted and controlled. You might have the sense that 'I am breathing' rather than 'it breaths.'"