Get Curious with “Hmmm…”

Ignite curiosity and explore fresh perspectives by audibly pondering with “Hmmm…” This simple expression can lead to new ideas and a more open-minded approach to understanding issues or possibilities.

How to do it

  1. Take a deep belly breath and exhale with a Hmmm sound through the entire out breath.
  2. Try different, pleasurable ways of making the Hmmm sound.
  3. Bring an item or potential to mind as you’re hmmming.
  4. Continue to take belly breaths and make the Hmmm sound.
  5. Notice what arises in you, in them and between you.


  • Calms the nervous system
  • Creates new paths to knowing
  • Develops a felt experience of curiosity