Forest Fires and Breathing

Forest Fires, Smoke, and Breathing: What To Do When The Smoke Comes

June 5, 2019/by Robert Litman

Fluid Movement of a Cheetah

Watch this Cheetah movement in slow motion produced by National Geographic.  It is a perfect example of how to move with ease, power, grace and determination. Watch how the cheetah never varies it eyes from the prey, balances its forward trajectory with its tail and how gingerly it places it paws...
April 21, 2019/by Robert Litman

Breathing and Your Health – A Video Lecture with Robert Litman

Entry into a relationship with one’s breath and how the body responds to the changing pressures of the flow of air is an essential component of staying healthy. giving ourselves the best chance to live fully. The importance of breathing cannot be overstated. The human body's top priority for nourishment is breath
October 2, 2018/by Robert Litman
Cannabis THC and Effects on Breathing Asthma and COPD

Cannabis – THC and Effects on Breathing, Asthma, and COPD

Well, it's interesting about what the other things that drive breathing is the ratio between carbon dioxide and oxygen in the system. Then most of the time we think about the oxygen as a nutrient and carbon dioxide is the waste gas. And actually the truth of that is carbon dioxide regulates the distribution of oxygen in our bodies. So when I talked about hyperventilating, the reason we faint is because the carbon levels get so low because we're blowing it out all the time that the oxygen distribution to the brain slows down...
June 2, 2018/by Robert Litman

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...
July 22, 2017/by Robert Litman

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...
March 16, 2017/by Robert Litman

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....
March 6, 2017/by Robert Litman

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...
August 29, 2016/by Robert Litman

Molecules of the Body and Meanings in the Psyche

What we call “health” is dependent upon our knowing when we are
operating from the felt flow of the’ Perfection of What Is’ and when
our thoughts, feelings, actions are motivated by our need to change
what we can not accept or tolerate. That ‘need to change’ anyone or
any experience will register in the body and psyche as distress...
August 29, 2016/by Robert Litman
A Class in Breathing

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...
July 29, 2014/by Robert Litman