GUIDED MEDITATION – Simple Breathing Exercise


This is an exercise in calming the breathing prior to meditation. The aim here is to simply forget you are breathing, Not to force it, but become unaware and relax completely, allowing yourself to listen to the meditation. It is important first of all to make yourself as comfortable as possible. If you are sitting up, there is no need to sit poker straight. And likewise, do not lean over to constrict your breathing. Find a position that will allow you to be comfortable for a few minutes. Begin this meditation by breathing as normal For a little while, just allow your thoughts to come and go as they will. Now notice how automatically and effortlessly you have been breathing while your mind is skipping through the subjects in your head. Think about how the air moves in and out of your lungs. And now concentrate on where the air is entering your body, your nose or mouth. Each time you breathe in, say in your mind the word, “peace.” When you exhale, imagine that you are exhaling your restlessness. The whirl of your many thoughts. Place your hand on your solar plexus. Let it rest there. Imagine you are looking out of a window. A white feather floats in the air. It rises and falls with each breath you inhale and exhale in a gentle, soothing motion. Watch the feather and breathe with it until your breathing calms and becomes relaxed and effortless.

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  1. Thank you, thank you and thank you. You always know what I need, and when I need it. May your guardian angels care for you, as my angels care for me.

  2. How the heck do you get me from being so unfocused and scattered, to feeling so relaxed I could float away in under 5 minutes? You guys are magical!

  3. Do you think you could make a video for fighting off depression. Your videos always help me feel better, but I don't know how to fight it of for a long term affect. Please help

  4. The editing keeps getting better and better. You folks have helped me relax so many times. I do have a request though…I come here when I need my to escape my mind's constant chatter. I'd love a morning meditation video, or a meditation preparing you for a nap. That would be fantastic. Thanks again and keep making videos 🙂

  5. Good lord that voice is soothing

    p.s. I need help. I just started a 30 day Meditation challenge: 4 hours a day in meditation…I am recording a video log of my progress every night… just one viewer would really help me stay  accountable for this challenge.

  6. Dears Honest guys. Thanks a lot for your wonderful work. It's amazing and helping to awake! Continue! Please with your work on line by this tool. Many people needs to awake and this on line tool is accessible to a big number of them. Please..continue with this work. Be happy..your music is helping!

  7. Dears Honest guys. Thanks a lot for your wonderful work. It's amazing and helping to awake! Continue! Please with your work on line by this tool. Many people needs to awake and this on line tool is accessible to a big number of them. Please..continue with this work. Be happy..your music is helping!

  8. Mellow and beautiful. I wish I had an English accent so I could make guided meditation videos too, only I might slip in something subliminal like "You want a bologna sandwich, you know you want one, you are going to have a bologna sandwich now, you are going to get one now…".

  9. I dunno why…but during the feather part…I automatically see the intro of Forrest Gump and I just can't un-see it.  Is that normal?  :-

  10. I don't know if you have one already, but I would love to hear one for creative inspiration/overcoming creative blocks. Thank you for the amazing work, I use these every single day!

  11. Love this one. It's perfect for days when I don't have a lot of time after my yoga practice. Also great if you just need something to center and calm your thoughts any time.

  12. Taking a break from "back-breaking" writing work. This is the perfect soothing piece to relieve me of my tention. I should perhaps use it again before I go to sleep. Thank you.

  13. Rick Clarke, thank God for that voice! I starting closing my eyes soon as you spoke lol thanks guys… Can't wait to explore your channel 👍🏽

  14. Thank you Honest Guys! Anytime I am looking to relax my mind and find peace, your video's always pop up for me. Keep spreading the love <3

  15. i have just been recommended to meditate b,y my gp and and been searching i find that you guys r most helpful since i had open heart surgery and now have a mechanical heart valve ,through a ,blood infection. this past year has been a journey learning to deal with my life altering experience . and learning to live with my new valve .

  16. most amazing meditation series for everyone to enjoy.. every short video is a joyful relaxation time.
    beautiful sounds.
    Thank you.

  17. So, my 15yr old daughter is going through exam year… I've put her on to you guys and so far it seems to be working. Big loves xxx

  18. YOUNG MEN. LUCY WANTED TO TELL YOU AT A HARD TIME WITH MY WALK IN JESUS CHRUST THE HUMAN COMPONENTS WERE VERY LOW IN ENERGY TOO BE. I NEVER LOOKING IN MIRROR BOW YOU TAUGHT ME TO NOT THINK LIKE ITHER`S SEE ME BUT THAT GID KIBG SEE`S ME. IS A BETTER STATE IF BRAIN TRAINING TO MY MIND. YOU ARE SPECIAL IN MY SPIRIT LIFE. YOU ARE A COMFORT. IT IS TRULY HARD FOR ME TO TRUST. I DO EVERY TIME YOU ARE GUIDING ME. REALLY GUYS. I CAN NOT GIVE ENOUGH praise! YOU ARE BEING AS HONEST GUYS ARE. EVEN THOUGH WE ARE NOT IN EACH OTHER`S LIFE EXCEPT YOYTUBE IT IS VITALITY TOO ME AND OTHER`S I SURE. WITH LOVE. LUCY

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  20. This may be just a breathing exercise for before meditating, but I used it before meditating and it helped me feel somewhat relaxed. And when I meditated with the original version of "Guided Meditation Blissful Deep Relaxation," I felt relaxed.

  21. Είναι υπέροχο !!!Ευχαριστώ για την υπέροχη δουλειά σας..όλα τα βίντεο καταπληκτικά τα κάνω κάθε μέρα από τότε που τα ανακάλυψα Συγχαριτήρια !!!!

  22. Do you guys have a meditation to slow down your breathing? I feel like I've been breathing too much from worrying according to therapist. Do you know anything that can calm your breathing down so you can relax more and not build up tension? Its hard to notice how fast or slow your breathing is if your having anxiety problems. Making it hard to relax. Can you do a belly breathing meditation? I know getting too much air can be bad for your health and anxiety can tighten up your chest. I had two therapists that said that. Can't seem to calm it down.

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