I awaken with the sun.
Contemplation and thanksgiving dominate my thoughts.
Blood flow increases to the muscles and brain as I begin to move, fluidly, naturally, rhythmically.
The breath deepens.
Vagus nerve is stimulated.
I begin to salivate as the parasympathetic nervous system engages, ushering in a sense of relaxed but alert calm.
I am limitless in this moment, sounds all around.
I am enmeshed within this life experience.
A stowaway within this body, my soul clings tightly to the spine.
Movement jostles it free if but for a moment, reminding me once again