Breathing Exercises for Better Physical & Mental Health

Breathing Exercises for Better Physical & Mental Health

The mental and physical stresses of modern life, such as anxiety, frustration, sexual dysfunction, insomnia, high blood pressure, digestive woes, and immune dysfunction can all be addressed through conscious control of your breath. In addition, it can increase energy, accelerate healing, improve cognitive skills, and enhance mental balance.

A 60-second breathing exercise for when your family gets on your last nerve

A 60-second breathing exercise for when your family gets on your last nerve

While we would all benefit from pressing pause and taking a much-needed break, jam-packed holiday schedules don't always allow it. Since taking a break isn’t always possible, having a 60-second trick up your sleeve to release that tension (and get a breather from your family) will be a life saver.

Episode 377 – Dr. Belisa Vranich – Let’s Talk About Breathing

Episode 377 – Dr. Belisa Vranich – Let’s Talk About Breathing

Belisa is also the Director of Breathing Science at The Ash Center for Comprehensive Medicine in New York City. Listen in as we talk about proper breathing, it’s health benefits, how it can improve your athletic performance, health, stress, and more.

Breathing like your dog can help with back pain, acid reflux and more

Breathing like your dog can help with back pain, acid reflux and more

Yes, we all do it; we breathe. But most of us take shallow breaths. In time, Vranich says, this can lead to an array of problems with seemingly no connection to dysfunctional breathing: trouble sleeping, irritable bowel, depression, fibromyalgia and more.

Need to Calm Yourself Down? Try This Military-Approved Breathing Technique

Need to Calm Yourself Down? Try This Military-Approved Breathing Technique

Whether you’re dealing with co-worker chaos or pressure to perform on a project, it’s difficult to excel at work when you're extremely stressed. Can’t escape the office? Take a cue from real-life soldiers and try a technique called tactical breathing—also known as combat breathing, four-count breathing, and diaphragmatic breathing—to lower your heart rate and regain control of your breath.

Learning the Right Breathing Techniques with Dr. Belisa Vranich

Learning the Right Breathing Techniques with Dr. Belisa Vranich

We all know that we need to breathe to live. But are you aware that most of us do not know how to breathe properly? Well, you’re in luck today because I got Dr. Belisa Vranich, a breathing expert who will teach us proper breathing techniques that have significant health benefits.

BREATHING PROPERLY MAY BE THE EASIEST HEALTH HACK EVER—AND ITS BENEFITS ARE HUGE

BREATHING PROPERLY MAY BE THE EASIEST HEALTH HACK EVER—AND ITS BENEFITS ARE HUGE

For how seldom we tend to think about breathing, it plays a profound role in our health—which is something Dr. Belisa Vranich, a psychologist turned renowned breathing educator, has thought about a lot. “Changing your breath truly does affect—immediately—the body, mind, and soul,” she says. “And, most important, the impact takes place at the cellular and muscular levels.”