Essay on I Am An Active Exercise

1111 Words Apr 28th, 2015 5 Pages
There is no form of practice that could have prepared me for such an exercise because I am an actively involved person. Nevertheless, I managed to find an environment that was free from distractions and noise to quiet my mind .Quieting my mind helped me to re-focus my attention and thoughts on things that were beautiful and positive. It equipped me in overcoming negative thoughts, feelings of anxiety and the cares of this life.
On the first day of my experiment, was an act of going through the motions where I felt that I knew how to do this exercise, therefore I was just going to do what I have been practicing for the past few days. So I considered it a normal exercise with little noticeable changes in my breathing pattern. It was not until I closed my eyes that I was able to concentrate and refocus my attention and appreciate the richness of the air I was breathing. It was so fresh and clean that it reinvigorates and refreshes my thoughts and imaginations. I was now able to feel the contraction and relaxation of my chest as I inhaled and exhaled.
The following day I was filled with enthusiasm because I felt that I was getting results. I sat and repeated the same procedure as in day one with the exception of taking my pulse rate. I recognized that because I was not doing any rigorous exercise I managed to have a low pulse rate. During this stage of the experiment I learnt to appreciate myself more. I realize spending a few minutes with myself created an awareness of my…

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