In the four-minute film Just Breathe, kindergarteners talk about coping with emotions and using meditation and breathing techniques. Filmmakers Julie Bayer Salzman and Josh Salzman created “Just Breathe” with their son, classmates, and family members one Saturday afternoon. The film is entirely unscripted, what the kids say is based purely on their own neuro-scientific understanding of difficult emotions, and how they cope through breathing and meditation.
The ancient practice of meditating on visual images has recently been called Visio Devina, or divine seeing.
We live in a busy, hectic world filled with words and little time. Sometimes exercising the right side of the brain, by engaging visually, helps us to descend from the mind into the heart.
True creativity does not come easily; creativity is born of risk and refined from failure. If we are at the core both spiritual beings and creative beings, then the artisan soul is where we live when we have the courage to be our truest selves.