This is a quote from Genesis Chapter 2. Verse 7: “Then the Lord G-d formed the man (of) dust of the ground, and breathed into his nostrils the breath of life; and the man became a living soul”... more
The art of breathing correctly is one of the many natural phenomena that we have from birth. Just watch a sleeping baby. The chest does not rise and fall nearly as much as the abdominal area. As soo.. more
To understand what nature intended, it is necessary and useful to understand how the diaphragm works. The diaphragm is the sheet-like band of muscle separating your chest from your abdomen. When the.. more
The advantages of using the full capacity of your lungs, which is only possible with proper breathing, is that your blood will receive the proper amount of oxygen, waste products will be removed fro.. more
A very simple test can show you whether you are breathing as nature intended. Sit up straight in your chair (or lie flat on the floor or on a bed) and place your right hand on your chest and your.. more
Yes. Using Abdominal Breathing to Reduce Stress and Pain is a fact.
A common reaction to stress is a tendency to take short and shallow breaths, and sometimes even to hold one's breath. When you do.. more
To counter this tendency, when you experience stress, discomfort or pain, consciously stop and pause. Notice how you are breathing in response to the situation. If you are taking short, shallow brea.. more
Focus on what is happening now and on how you are feeling now, rather than on the future and on whether or not the stress, discomfort or pain will get worse. Remind yourself that by taking slow, dee.. more
Sighing Should Be Refreshing!
Until we learn to breathe correctly, we could often find ourselves sighing or yawning. This is the body's reaction to a lack of oxygen. To remedy the situation (and i.. more
Remember, when you focus on one thing, in this case your breathing, your mind is prevented from thinking about other things, no matter how serious or frivolous, as well as all the other thoughts tha.. more