Mindfully Speaking
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Mindfully Speaking

Subtle Practice

Be present

Photo by Haley Phelps on Unsplash

When I began swimming this month, I was aiming for an activity that would help me retain my current physical condition. Maybe even help me build some stamina. And it has. In spades! My resting heart rate has gone down eight points since I began swimming for 45 minutes, three times a week.

But the surprise was how meditative I found swimming to be. I’m by no means a good swimmer. I prefer a…

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