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A Simple But Truly Effective Way To Immediately Decrease Your Stress

  Today I want to share another way to decrease holiday stress — and it’s so simple there is not a place or situation on earth you can’t use it… 3 deep breaths. Read this article to know why stopping to breathe is the best thing to do when your in-laws drive you crazy or a topic of discussion at the thanksgiving table raises your blood pressure. In medicine, we know it only takes three deep breaths to significantly support vagal nerve tone, which helps modulate your autonomic nervous system. Meaning your heart rate, respiratory rate, blood pressure and brain …

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You Have The Healing Power Of Breath Inside You Right Now… Here’s 5 Ways To Use It

  In medicine, we know it only takes three deep breaths to significantly support vagal nerve tone, which helps modulate your autonomic nervous system. Meaning your heart rate, respiratory rate, blood pressure and brain all get calmed and centered and soothed… and pain significantly decreases as well. Because we can actively control our body’s air exchange through intentional breathing, there are lots of awesome ways you can play around with using your breath to calm you, invigorate you, increase your focus, decrease your anxiety, decrease your pain, increase your oxygenation, decrease stress and muscle tension, and more. Although unconsciously most …

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4 Easy Ways To Use Your Breath To Feel Instantly Better — Do Them With Me Right Now

  In medicine, we know it only takes three deep breaths to significantly support vagal nerve tone, which helps modulate your autonomic nervous system. Meaning your heart rate, respiratory rate, blood pressure and brain all get calmed and centered and soothed… and pain significantly decreases as well. Because we can actively control our body’s air exchange through intentional breathing, there are lots of awesome ways you can play around with using your breath to calm you, invigorate you, increase your focus, decrease your anxiety, decrease your pain, increase your oxygenation, decrease stress and muscle tension, and more. I have done …

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Trying It Out For You: A Salt Cave (aka Halotherapy)

  Halotherapy is simply the inhalation of aerosolized dry salts… …which is quickly becoming a very popular new therapy added to many spas.   These salt therapy lounges can be very beautiful, with gorgeous Himalayan salt wall features and flowing loose salt over the floors to give the appearance of a salt cave, while plain old sodium chloride crystals (table salt, basically) are aerosolized into the room’s air for inhalation. These spas claim that halotherapy can improve respiratory allergies, fix chronic dermatologic skin issues like atopic dermatitis and psoriasis, and even decrease the frequency of upper respiratory infections.   But …

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No Time To Meditate? 3 Ways To Reap All The Benefits In 1 Minute Flat

  I just can’t get the hang of a meditation practice. But luckily, I really don’t have to.   New research shows that simply by taking a few deep breaths, you can shift your body and brain chemistry enough to lower stress levels and increase focus and productivity. In the 15 minute video below, I share with you 3 easy ways to remember to take a few deep breaths throughout your day… come on and do it with me! Click now and let’s breathe together:       (newsletter subscribers can watch the video by clicking here)     As …

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Sleep: An Easy Way To Prevent Asthma

  A new medical study revealed that there is a huge association between insomnia and asthma… …which is good news, because that means there are tons of holistic, simple, supportive things you can do today to decrease your risk of asthma. The Study: (published Feb 1, 2017 in the European Respiratory Journal.)   Researchers followed over 17,000 patients in a long term study over the span of 11 years. Patients were ages 20 – 65 years old Patients had data collected to analyze sleep quality, patterns of sleep, difficulty with going to sleep or staying asleep, and asthma symptoms including …

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You Have Angel Wings Inside Of You

  This is my second painting that I painted last month. Remember my reminder to stand up tall?   Well, this one is my reminder to: Stop. Grow Still Take A Deep Breath.     It occurred to me, when I was working with a patient on his breathing issues, that our lungs remind me very much of wings. I told him to take a big deep breath of air as if he were stretching out his wings behind him, imagining his lungs filling, his shoulder blades growing wings, and his arms reaching out and up as if he were …

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