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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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Reduce Your Overwhelm In 3 Breaths, Right Now With Me

  Meditation is a wonderful healing tool you can reach for any time, anywhere — making it the perfect practice to cultivate when you are practicing social distancing and stuck at home, under very stressful conditions, during this pandemic.   But the truth is, 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 …

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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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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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Breathe Deeply

Breathe Deeply… healing artwork     Is your doctor thinking outside the box? This is what I’d love them to know… that what we were taught in med school only scratches the surface of the magic and potential that we hold in our bodies.   Here is the perfect example… your lungs. Yes, they take in air, provide the surface area for oxygen to reach our bloodstream, and exhale out the by-products of this exchange.   But is that all that goes on when you take a deep breath? Does anything change for you when you stop and take a …

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