I should have known better. Emily was never enthusiastic about this project. And Pam, while always enthusiastic, lacks a little in the follow-through department. I should have remembered the day she started (and ended) a blog. So this week, I report alone.
Our assignment for this week: Take 10-15 minutes for deep breathing. The research tells us that deep breathing has many benefits, including reducing stress by slowing down our heart rate and moving our thoughts away from what’s troubling us. And it works.
But unfortunately, it’s not something that I remember to do when life is working just fine. So this week, since I didn’t drive in bad weather, have an argument with anyone, or see a critter in my house, I didn’t work on my deep breathing skills.
So our grades for this week:
Jolly Librarian: F
For those of you with tablets and smartphones, there are apps that will help you with your deep breathing; most are 99 cents.