We don’t always have to be sitting to meditate. Standing and finding our feet is a great way to ‘drop into’ meditation at any point in the day. In the summer, being on the grass barefoot is great, but equally you could be standing on a bus or in a queue and do this!
The 4-7-8 breathing is a technique proven to bring us into the parasympathetic ‘rest and digest’ side of our nervous system. Use whenever you feel overwhelmed, or in need of relaxation, or a shift in mood.