When life is chaotic and crazy, I stop, take a deep breath and let it out slowly, allowing calm to flow in.


  1. Take air into the lungs and then expel it

  2. Be or seem to be alive

  3. Blow softly

  4. Say something with quiet intensity

  5. Give an impression of something

  6. Be exposed to fresh air

Breathe Questions:

  • How does breathing deeply make you feel?

  • What makes you breathe a sigh of relief?

  • Where is your favorite air to breathe located?

  • What is your favorite fragrance? Why?

  • How can you remind yourself to breathe deeply?

Breathe Quotes:

When you arise in the morning, think of what a precious privilege it is to be alive - to breathe, to think, to enjoy, to love. Marcus Aurelius

In a meadow full of flowers, you cannot walk through and breathe those smells and see all those colors and remain angry. We have to support the beauty, the poetry, of life. Jonas Mekas

Breathe. Let go. And remind yourself that this very moment is the only one you know you have for sure. Oprah Winfrey

I talk to myself quite a lot, and when things get stressful, I just tell myself to breathe. Maisie Williams

Poetry is thoughts that breathe, and words that burn. Thomas Gray

Just the fact that you get to live and breathe and interact with the world - that's pretty marvelous. Junot Diaz