Everything is a matter of perspective. The decisions we make in the course of our lives determine the life that we lead and yet, all too often the decisions we make are no decisions. We let life happen around us, without jumping into it and making it our own. 

Take for example, our breath.

Most of us, don’t even give it a second thought. Relegated to the subconscious mind, we delegate the functioning of the very thing that gives us life to the unconscious mind, believing that it would take up far too much of our conscious mind to think about the process of breathing. and there is truth in that, imagine having to consciously inhale and exhale 24/7 for the rest of your life. The thought of it is daunting and it is completely understandable that we would have made this decision. 

And yet . . .

If the unconscious mind is in charge of our breathing process, it would also seem to make sense that the life we receive from the breath we take would be unconscious too. What we put into life is what we take out of life. 

When we realise our breath is what gives us life, our relationship to it completely changes. Science tell us we can go weeks without food, days without water, but only moments without air. Our breath is sacred.  It is what connects us to life.  And the very same breath that connects us to life, also allows us to disconnect from a way of life we no longer want. The inhale and the exhale are such powerful tools of transformation. Tools that most of us do not even know we have, because of its relegation to the  the unconscious mind. 

I speak more about this in The Mosaic course I am writing on The Four Connections. 

But until the course comes out, for now, just breathe in and breathe out. It doesn’t get any simpler than that. And know that I and the entire Mosaic Community support you in your process of breathing more consciously. Love yourself in every inhalation and exhalation. Allow that love to fill your life.

Know that we are here with you to hear of your victories and your frustrations, we are here to listen to you and acknowledge you on your journey. Our practice validates each others practice for we are in this together.   

The beauty of it is, even if you do nothing, you are still doing something. You are continuing to breath in and out. And, until the moment comes when the breath stops, you are still able to become more conscious of the way life enters you.  I invite you to discover the kingdom within you, the more consciously you breathe, the more consciously you live the life you live.  

The Mosaic Course on Connection will be available July 4th, 2019. To get more information or to get an early bird discount and pre-register, email me at [email protected]

Author(s)

  • Daniel Levin

    Visionary. Author. Magician. Mentor. Speaker.

    Daniel Levin walked away from an opportunity to run a billion dollar business, to hitchhike around the world to find happiness and inner peace.   His life has been a combination of incredible victories and massive defeats. He left the seminary one day before being ordained a Rabbi, and lived as a monk in a monastery for 10 years.  He has meditated every day for over 45 years. He has run a restaurant, a publishing house, a market, a meditation retreat, has owned and run a clothing company, a branding company and a coaching business.   He was the Director of Business Development at Hay House and led it’s growth from $3,000,000 to $100,000,000 in revenue over a 10 year time span.  He started DbL, by branding “the most anticipated hotel opening of the year 2013” according to USA Today, The Andaz Maui @ Wailea Resort and Spa. The book he wrote for them, The Ohana of Red Earth created a corporate culture of family not staff.   Levin is a rare blend of mystic and business guy. He is a storyteller and the beautiful story he weaves in his book, The Mosaic touches the hearts of people and soothes their souls. It is a story about loss and discovery, about seeing the things we can’t see, about knowing the value of every living thing, and about connection.   He is married to his soul mate who teaches him what it means to love and be loved. He is the father of a beautiful special needs daughter who teaches him that he is able to do far more than he ever thought possible; the step father of a handsome and fun loving teenage boy who helps him remember how powerful fear is; and a brilliant and beautiful teenage daughter who reminds him how important it is to live inside out; and #hashtag, their adorable and loving golden retriever who reminds him that life is all about play.   They live by the ocean feeling very blessed, loving others and helping people get what they want.