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Breathing Techniques

Yoga-tta Breathe to Be Bendy

Melissa Nordin | Posted 08.29.2014 | Healthy Living
Melissa Nordin

A small part of yoga is aerobic training, a greater part is resistance training, and a large part is flexibility exercise.

Investing in Mental Health

Sri Sri Ravi Shankar | Posted 12.27.2013 | Healthy Living
Sri Sri Ravi Shankar

Today, the issue of mental illness affects an estimated 350 million people around the world, according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Depress...

Breathing Tips: Lower Back Relief

Carla Melucci Ardito | Posted 06.11.2013 | Healthy Living
Carla Melucci Ardito

Don't be discouraged if it takes time to access release through breathing; it will happen eventually, and it is an invaluable tool for de-stressing. Making these connections between breath and body heightens sensitivity and prompts us to take better care of ourselves.

The Basics of Good Breathing

Carla Melucci Ardito | Posted 05.18.2013 | Healthy Living
Carla Melucci Ardito

There are a few key factors that determine one's ability to successfully practice deep breathing. A few key pointers can give people the awareness they need so that they may utilize the gift of breath to restore and enhance the body's balance, freedom and health.

How to Create Moments of Insight

Trevor Blake | Posted 05.12.2013 | Healthy Living
Trevor Blake

A simple daily habit of taking quiet time allows us to find our path away from the quicksand of life and into moments of insight. It is those flashes of brilliance that separate the successful from the want-to-be.

Relaxation Tip: Accept That Authentic, Mental Chatter

Mark O'Connell, L.C.S.W. | Posted 10.14.2012 | Healthy Living
Mark O'Connell, L.C.S.W.

Relaxation is the most difficult Olympic sport of all, and the sting of not getting a medal can run deep. Finding our present is often the missing step as many of us begin a meditation, yoga or any other mind-cleansing practice.

Breathe Easy: Proper Breathing Techniques for Exercise

Posted 06.11.2013 | Healthy Living

By Jordan Shakeshaft Breathe in, breathe out -- simple, right? Not so fast. When it comes to exercise, the art of inhaling and exhaling may be a...

The 5 Healing Benefits Of Breath

Maggie Lyon | Posted 04.06.2012 | Healthy Living
Maggie Lyon

When we count our breath, we count on our breath. We discover it is the ticket back to ourselves. The breath both coaches and coaxes us into self-reliance, not only for relaxation into sleeping states, but also for profound letting go in superlatively chaotic and awake states.

Kids Kicking Cancer Teach Us How to Live Healthier Lives

Trish Kinney | Posted 12.06.2011 | Impact
Trish Kinney

Rabbi G and his wife lost their young daughter to leukemia in 1981. Despite undergoing what would now be considered primitive treatment with brutal side effects, his daughter would lie on top of him and say, "it's ok, Daddy, I love you."

Unplug and Recharge: Everyday Yoga -- 5 Steps to Better Breathing

Sara Avant Stover | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Sara Avant Stover

Sitting down for long periods of time, thinking too much, overeating, under-exercising, and resisting feeling your emotions can all contribute to shal...