Can Breath Training Help You?
We don't always notice it but stress of any kind influences
our breathing patterns, making them unnatural. In these circumstances
you will hold your breath, breathe rapidly and shallowly. These patterns
result in elevated blood pressure, risk of heart attack, sweat response,
gastrointestinal problems distress, panic, short-term memory loss, inability
to concentrate, depression, fatigue, sleep problems, inability to
It only makes sense that if you simply practice healthy
breathing patterns you will feel better emotionally, but also physically too!
Don't be quick to push this away... you'd be missing the
boat. Why? Because the technique I will teach below only takes 10
minutes out of your busy schedule and is research-proven to make dramatic
results, in happiness, energy, heart rate and calming brain wave patterns.
Take a comfortable position either sitting or laying
Uncross your legs and arms.
Have a clock or watch close by.
Your goal is to have six breaths per minute.
Inhale, starting from your lower diaphragm first, and
breath in for 5 full seconds.
Exhale for the next five seconds and repeat the process for
Do this twice each day for 2-3 weeks and be awed in the way
a day in your life improves!
The directions above work perfectly, but I ran across a
little software program called "Stress NINE-ONE-ONE" that is
wonderful! It provides music, visuals and tracks the time for the breath
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