Skip to Navigation
breathing, guided relaxation downloads

“If I had to limit my advice on healthier living to just one tip, it would be simply to learn how to breathe correctly.” Andrew Weil

We take our breathing for granted – it’s normally completely automatic – and we rarely appreciate just how we breathe affects both our physical wellbeing and mental functioning.

The link between breathing and health has a long history in both the Eastern mystical traditions and Western medicine. The root of the Sanskrit word for breath (Prana) relates to the vital energy, and in ancient yogic texts prana represents the mind and body link.

In the West poor breathing patterns have been linked to chronic health problems, including heart disease. Breath therapy is used in the treatment of medical conditions such as chronic pain, migraine, high blood pressure, asthma and anxiety.

Learning to control your breathing (consciously at first until it becomes habitual), can have immediate and wide ranging benefits. Some of them are:

  • Stress reduction
  • More focused thinking, better concentration
  • Improved energy and vitality
  • Improved mental wellbeing
  • Better sleep
  • Lifting of mood
  • Reduction in anxiety
  • Lowering of blood pressure.
  • Improved immune system functioning
  • Reduction in fatigue.

Since breathing is central to life, and all our body systems rely on being able to breath properly, this is a partial list.

Breathing correctly is not only important for living longer but also to have a good mood and keep performing at your best.

Free download, please enter your name and email

Simply enter your name and email and you'll get your download right away. Your information will only ever be used by us, and you can unsubscribe at any time.


What do you think? Share your thoughts...

Latest from the blog

Simple Solutions Are Best

Faced with a dilemma? Here’s how to choose.

Continue reading

Leadership Relationships

The much-published ideas on leadership have come under scrutiny in a new study which distinguishes truly exceptional leadership from run-of-the mill management-speak. The research, by the Work Foundation, identifies three principles of outstanding leadership coupled with nine themes that exceptional leaders adhere to.
It adds some surprising insights with practical applications.

Continue reading

Don’t let the facts stop a good idea

The world of work is replete with good ideas that don’t er… work.
Innovation sounds great but beware of propaganda that perpetuates dodgy thinking, and check the facts. Otherwise you’ll find out how going with the herd tramples on genuine transformation.

Continue reading
FREE DOWNLOAD - Get it now.

How to be more Resilient

Get my super-helpful guide '9 Steps to Resilience' absolutely FREE, when you subscribe to my newsletter.

Understand the steps to resilience and you can develop the ability to cope with problems and setbacks with less stress and more confidence.
%d bloggers like this: