For me, finding my center means living a life of balance. Nurturing both the yin and yang in my life -- on every level -- is what guides me to inner peace and outer strength.
When we count our breath, we count on our breath. We discover it is the ticket back to ourselves. The breath both coaches and coaxes us into self-reliance, not only for relaxation into sleeping states, but also for profound letting go in superlatively chaotic and awake states.