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Breathing and Stress

Breathing in a Healing Relationship

Carla Melucci Ardito | Posted 09.05.2013 | Healthy Living
Carla Melucci Ardito

"A healer/client relationship is just that, a relationship; a partnership at best, and like all relationships its success is the responsibility of b...

Why Your Kids Should Be Practicing Mindfulness

Eden Kozlowski | Posted 08.26.2013 | Healthy Living
Eden Kozlowski

Mindfulness isn't about grades or being perfect. Everyone's answer has equal merit and differences are cherished. Do you see the freedom in that? This allows for expanded thought and exploration.

How To De-Stress In The Wake Of Bad News

Michael Gervais, Ph.D. | Posted 07.09.2013 | Healthy Living
Michael Gervais, Ph.D.

Breathing training (and other forms of meditation) can be an extremely powerful tool to increase the awareness of thoughts that promote chronic stress (or promote calm). Breathing training also increases the effectiveness for us to relax (or shed the stress response) on command.

A Heart-Centered Meditation For Managing Stress

Susanna Bair | Posted 06.03.2013 | Healthy Living
Susanna Bair

Whatever circumstances are going on in the outer world, outside your control, you always have the power to create a peaceful and harmonious inner world.

Breathing Away Stress: Learn How To Exhale

Carla Melucci Ardito | Posted 05.28.2013 | Healthy Living
Carla Melucci Ardito

Working with your breath this way can help you free your body of tension. Many of us are unaware of the tensions that are with us 24/7. Our breathing is designed to help us release any tensions that have become so much a part of us that we no longer sense their presence.

Combat Stress With Mindful Breathing

Lilian Cheung, D.Sc., R.D. | Posted 05.12.2013 | Healthy Living
Lilian Cheung, D.Sc., R.D.

Though each expert approached the subject of stress from a different angle, we all agreed that research indicates chronic stress may contribute to heart disease, hypertension, anxiety and depression.

Stressed? Why Mindful Breathing Really Works

Deborah Schoeberlein | Posted 01.26.2013 | Healthy Living
Deborah Schoeberlein

To understand how pausing works, consider that chronic stress affects the brain much as running too many applications simultaneously impacts your computer's performance. After all, the brain is a computer of sorts. And both suffer when overloaded.

Why Breathing Exercises Work

John-Roger | Posted 12.26.2012 | Healthy Living
John-Roger

I think breathing is one of the greatest things we can do for our own mental and physical health. But how do you remember to take a breath when you're angry, confused or frustrated?