I remember vividly when I first really got the power of our breath. I felt like all I wanted to do was teach full length Pranayama classes and let the whole world know about my amazing epiphany. While neither of these things happened, my commitment to and awareness of my breath has never left me.
On a day-to-day basis, the majority of us take breathing for granted despite the fact that we can’t go even 3 minutes without doing it.
Nowadays, there’s even significant research that has been focused specifically on the scientific benefits of breathing well, and how it can alter not only or moods but our health.
Emma Seppälä, Ph.D., of the Center for Compassion and Altruism Research and Education (CCARE) at Stanford University, has summarized the research that has been done on breathing techniques and how they can impact our health and our well-being in the following simple, but extremely powerful, infographic.
Enjoy and breathe well!
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