You’d be surprised how the simple act of unhinging your jaw instantly makes you lighter.
Your forehead releases –
The muscles in your neck give away their tension.
She told me to
“put my things in boxes, place them on a shelf”
Instead, I focus on the puzzles at hand – build things.
Washing dishes, I imagine what I’d say.
I close my eyes, take a deep breath and return it to the box.
Visualize stepping on frustrations
My disappointment in others – perhaps their tightly bound jaws.
“breathe in through your nose, that’s how I always do it”
I release “my things” through tightly pursed lips, all the while
glancing at the top shelf.
Wash, rinse, repeat.