One of the most effective tools for managing stress is right under your nose! The breath is one of the few automatic functions we have control over; and the benefits of taming the breath are endless. A daily practice of focused deep breathing is one of the best tools for improving health and well-being and is available to us at all times. Harvard Medical School reports that focused, deep respiration can have many benefits, as listed below.
Benefits of a Regular Breathing Practice:
- Lower blood pressure and heart rate
- Relief from stress, anxiety and depression
- Increased detoxification
- Improved memory and focus
- Heightened metabolism
Ready to get started learning a few simple breathing techniques?
Feeling out of balance? Try Balancing the Breath! By bringing equilibrium to your in and out-breaths, you can regulate your own nervous system.
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