One of the healthiest things we can do for body and mind is mindful, deep breathing, yet it’s something we rarely think about. So many of us are in the habit of shallow, rapid breathing, a practice that contributes to elevated stress levels. Fortunately, healthy breathing techniques are easy to learn, and even just a minute or so a few times a day will yield many benefits:
- stimulates lymphatic system
- triggers the relaxation response
- cultivates a positive body/mind connection
- assists with sleep issues
- calms body and mind
Watch this quick video to learn how to breathe for better health, calmness on the road, reduced anxiety before tests and sporting performances, and when preparing to sleep.