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Sighing and Yawning- What’s that about?

Frequent sighing and yawning, at the most basic level, is an indication of a body that is under extreme stress and oxygen deprived.  Stress that is inducing a person to feel overwhelmed, tired and breathless...
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Breath Flows Where Imagination Goes a Podcast with Robert Litman

When we live is this dynamic of “right and wrong” it effects our breathing as if how we breathe is either right or wrong. This kind of pressure whether from the outside or the inside causes our breathing to become tight, shallow and lacks the feeling of nourishment needed for healthy restorative breathing. Our attitudes are reflected in our breathing patterns...
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Breathing and Renewal a Podcast

Equally important is how conscious nose breathing triggers the Rest and Settle response of the parasympathetic aspect of the nervous system. This Rest and Settle response is the opposite of the activation of the Fight and Flight response when we mouth breathe and when our minds and imagination of possible future fears are running the show....
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Metabolizing Life

Ultimately, both physically and psychically, metabolism is controlled by the same Force that creates life; It is beyond human agency. We could say that it is the sum total of all Self-regulating processes which belong to human survival and growth. Since all experience happens...
A Class in Breathing
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A Breathing Class?

By learning to breathe well, you’ll also begin to feel better on a physical level.  Relaxation research indicates that proper breathing can help ward off disease by making people less vulnerable to viral infections and by lowering blood pressure and improving cardiovascular health. The breath retraining process shows...