5 Simple Truths About Breathwork to Access Calm and Reduce Stress

Your breath is your gateway to your nervous system.

If you ever feel stressed, overwhelmed, or not at ease, you are likely in fight-or-flight.

An easy technique that will bring you out of fight-or-flight and into a sense of calm is slow-paced breathing. Inhale for 6 seconds, exhale for 6 seconds. Do this 5 times for one minute.

This is a great way to activate the “rest and digest” part of your nervous system.

Consistent practice, up to ten minutes, three times a day, has been shown to reduce hypertension, hot flash symptoms, and all manner of stress-related issues.

In this week’s video, I share 5 simple truths every person must know if they want to harness the power of breathwork to access calm.

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Shirley Archer -Eichenberger : The Wellness Sensei

Writes about integrative health, embodied mindfulness and the interrelatedness of life. Follow her on Instagram @shirleyarcher