February 2, 2021

Take a Breath! It Can Change Everything

No matter what you eat, how much you exercise, how skinny or young or wise you are, none of it matters if you’re not breathing properly. There is nothing more essential to our health and well-being than breathing: take air in, let it out, repeat twenty-five thousand times a day. Breathing is an essential function for our health and wellbeing, an exercise so basic to sustaining life that we do it without even thinking. But it’s also a lost art. Humans have forgotten how to breathe correctly, so the journalist James Nestor traveled the world to find out where we […]
December 1, 2020

Calm Anxiety With 8 Breathing Exercises

Anxiety disorders affect 40 million adults in the United States. Although they’re treatable, only 37 percent of those suffering receive treatment, according to the Anxiety and Depression Association of America. Anxiety comes with many physical symptoms, including chest pain, dizziness and brain fog. A panic attack or anxiety episode can be scary and difficult to manage, but experts agree breathing techniques can help during those times. Here are 8 ways to relieve the symptoms of anxiety through breathing. Deep Breathing 1.Taking calm, deep breaths can be soothing. It’s going to be best if you can be somewhere away from people […]
October 20, 2020

Take 5 Minutes (or Less!) for Stress Busters

Feeling stressed? Take a time out to practice easy stress soothers.  You’ll find you can alleviate the symptoms of
October 1, 2019

8 Breathing Techniques To Calm Anxiety

Anxiety disorders affect 40 million adults in the United States. Although they’re treatable, only 37 percent of those suffering receive treatment, according to the Anxiety and Depression Association of America. Anxiety comes with many physical symptoms, including chest pain, dizziness and brain fog. A panic attack or anxiety episode can be scary and difficult to manage, but experts agree breathing techniques can help during those times. Here are 8 ways to relieve the symptoms of anxiety through breathing. Deep breathing Taking calm, deep breaths can be soothing. It’s going to be best if you can be somewhere away from people […]
April 16, 2019

How This Breathing Exercise Slashes Blood Pressure

Could working out five minutes a day, without lifting a single weight or jogging a single step, reduce your
November 27, 2018

Seven Ways To Improve Your Lung Capacity

Breathing exercises, physical activity and vitamin D help your respiratory system. If that doesn’t work, you can indulge your inner musician. Stop smoking You knew it was coming. Smoking damages the lungs, causing all sorts of problems, from lung cancer to respiratory disease. And it definitely affects your lung capacity. We have all seen the comparisons between healthy lungs and smokers’ lungs – according to the NHS, your lung capacity will have improved by at least 10% nine months after you quit smoking. Consume enough vitamin D A study released this year found that higher vitamin D levels were associated […]