6. Corpse Pose
How-to: Lie down flat on your back. Feet can be about mat width apart, arms straight, palms up.
Tips: Relax. Follow your breath without trying to control it. Notice what’s going on in your body. Catch your thoughts as they come along and let them go.
Benefits: Good for body awareness and relaxing. Also good for noticing how persistent thinking can be.
Editor’s note: This is a guest post from MindBodyGreen.
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