Do you find your mind racing when you feel overwhelmed or stressed out? A simple exhale-focused breathing exercise can help you soothe your nervous system, calm your body, and still your mind. Why is this type of breathing so calming? In times of stress, your sympathetic … [Read more...] about Why is parasympathetic breathing so calming and how do I do it?
While prescription medications are often the go-to solution for treating ADHD symptoms in children, a recent study from scientists in Russia shows that yoga and deep breathing exercises may just do the trick too. As part of the research, psychologists at Ural Federal University … [Read more...] about Yoga and breathing exercises help kids with ADHD stay focused
If the elections have you feeling anxious, we have a simple yet powerful way to feel calmer: intentional breathing. Most of us don’t pay much attention to how we breathe, because it happens automatically, but the fact of the matter is that we should be more mindful of how we … [Read more...] about Calm your election stress with this simple breathing exercise
Scientists in Australia have developed a special breath test that can quickly detect head and neck cancers with a high degree of accuracy. Around the world, head and neck cancers account for six percent of all cancers and kill around 300,000 people. Treatments can be effective, … [Read more...] about Breath test detects 80 percent of cancer cases in first trials
Even if it feels like you don’t have a second to spare, the truth is that there’s always time to meditate. It just requires you to start letting go of ideas of what meditation “must” or “should” be like and learn ways to make it work for you. Yes, meditation can be sitting in … [Read more...] about 7 simple ways to fit meditation into your busy schedule