To improve our health, we try all sorts of aids. Today, we focus on free breathing exercises for better health. Indeed, we must not underestimate the impact of breathing properly on our overall health.
To begin, take a look at these prior posts:
- Breathing Matters — Air Quality Must Be Better
- Feel Better with Five-Minute Yoga
- Tools for a Calmer You
According to a recent study by the Kaiser Family Foundation, more than half of adults in the U.S. feel the pandemic has negatively impacted their mental health. These widespread effects leave people searching for solutions while our medical system is overburdened. In March, prescriptions for drugs such as Xanax and Klonopin increased by 15% from February, antidepressants by 14%, and sleeping pills by 5%, according to OptumRx. The anxiety and stress we collectively experience requires fast-acting and inexpensive solutions. Could these be hiding right beneath our nose?
Breathing exercises are not a new technology, Yogis, freedivers, Olympic athletes, and Navy Seals manipulate their breathing patterns to achieve different outcomes throughout time. And now, science is catching up. A recent Yale study evaluated three different classroom-based wellness-programs to combat the growing demand for student mental health services. Out of the three programs administered, a breathing based practice was determined to be the most effective, by far. (To improve students’ mental health, Yale study finds, teach them to breathe)
Breathwrk: Free Breathing Exercises for Better Health
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Next, check out the description of Breathwrk:
Breathwrk offers a simple yet powerful way to alleviate stress and anxiety, fall asleep faster, energize yourself, or improve endurance. Learn and feel the power of breathing with guided exercises backed by science and research. We teach the same techniques used by Olympic Athletes, Psychologists, Yoga Experts, Navy SEALs, and Zen Masters.
Whether you’re dealing with excess stress, panic attacks, a racing mind at night, lack of focus, low energy, can’t get out of bed in the morning, or want to increase your athletic ability, there’s a breath for that. People from all walks of life and backgrounds have found benefits from breathwrk.
There are many elite educational, government, and research institutions that have conducted studies on the power of breathing exercises and support them as being an effective practice for reducing stress, anxiety, symptoms of PTSD, depression, and helping with falling asleep or waking up. We have curated some those articles and studies here!
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