Everything that is true about anything is true about breath: it’s impermanent; it arises and it passes away. Yet if you didn’t breathe, you would become uncomfortable; so then you would take in a big inhalation and feel comfortable again. But if you hold onto the breath, it’s no longer comfortable, so you have to breathe out again. All the time shifting, shifting. Uncomfortableness is continually arising. We see that everything keeps changing. –Sylvia Boorstein from the article Body as Body, on Tricycle

Books by Sylvia Boorstein:

●  Solid Ground: Buddhist Wisdom for Difficult Times

●  Pay Attention, for Goodness’ Sake: The Buddhist Path of Kindness

●  Happiness Is an Inside Job: Practicing for a Joyful Life

●  It’s Easier Than You Think: The Buddhist Way to Happiness

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