How to bring yourself to your senses

Bringing Ourselves To Our Senses (BOTOS) A sensory awareness practice   BOTOS consists of systematically guiding focused attention through the 5 senses. By temporarily letting go of thoughts, this practice offers a way to become present and “reset” state of mind. To make it easy to remember, each sense corresponds with a finger on the hand.…

BOTOS practice: verbal cues + themes

The series of images offered below provides verbal cues as a guide to Bringing Ourselves To Ours Senses (BOTOS) practice. As with all the practice slideshows, the idea is to move through at one’s own pace. In addition to cues suggesting something to try in order to engage each sense, optional theme words are provided (in the lower right corner).…