In the Buddhist teaching, Upajjhatthana Sutta, there are five remembrances for contemplation. The one I…
We are creatures of habit, especially in terms of our environment. Still, there are some beloved scents that transport us to another place or time.
It might be the smell of a particular food or flower. It might be the smell of
When you smell something that triggers memory, something that triggers delight even, you breathe more deeply. We try to experience it more fully by really slowing down inhalation and trying to hold in the feeling. Those deep breaths are the disruption of the day.
So get out there and breathe for pleasure’s sake.
Gina Razón is the Founder and CEO at GROW Voice LLC, a full-service verbal communication studio in Boston’s Back Bay. She has over two decades of experience as a teacher of voice and speech, is a communication and change facilitator, and is a voraciously curious voice user. Gina has worked professionally as a classical singer for over a decade and more recently as a professional public speaker. For more information on the studio or to book Gina visit www.growvoice.com.