Are you noticing . . . the trees changing, their color show just beginning. The birds are migrating and doing funny bird things. I’ve seen squirrels outside my window performing crazy acrobatics to get the farthest berry on the limb. The light’s becoming more golden, the sun lower in the sky, blinding me now as I drive around that certain curve at 5:00. Days are shorter and will get shorter still. The air cooler, crisper.
When you notice this earth-dance into autumn, do you pause and take it in? This moment in the change of seasons, and in your personal change of seasons, won’t ever happen quite like this again. This moment is unique. Even a brief pause to take it in, to tune into your senses, can help your body and nervous system relax. It doesn’t have to take a long time, maybe the duration of one full breath. Just drop your thoughts for a moment . . . and notice.
Enjoy the season,