Cleansing Breath Exercise

Cleansing breath exercise is often used in yoga breathing, especially after other exercises With this exercise you will learn how to completely exhale the air from your lungs, freeing them from the remained air which is always present with shallow breathing. This breathing mode ventilates and purifies the lungs, gives a nice tension to the respiratory organs and contributes to…

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Breathe and relax

“A simple way of breathing where there is no need to burden yourself with counting as with rhythmic breathing” Many years ago, in my student days, while seeking for a solution to my problems with stress management, I read a few (dozens of) books from the field of popular psychology. I tried to avoid self-helpies as much as I could.…

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Forget about mouth breathing!

“The nose is for breathing, the mouth is for eating.” (Proverb) Breathing through the mouth makes sense as much as taking food through the nose. Nostrils contain natural protective mechanism, in the form of tiny hair (called nose hair, or nostril hair), for preventing impurities (like dust and various allergens) to enter your respiratory system. (If you crave for more…

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Breathe deeply

The advice, that almost always helps in moments of crisis but also, unfortunately, soon after, gets forgotten. “Breathe deeply.” Intuitively, we know that deep breathing can calm us down. But, there’s more in it. For example, did you know that 70% of toxins, from your body, is eliminated by breathing? The rest goes to: skin 20%, urine 7% and feces…

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