301: The Benefits of Diaphragmatic Breathing

Hello, World!

“Feelings come and go like clouds in a windy sky. Conscious breathing is my anchor.”

 Thich Nhat Hanh

The simplest way to mitigate stress is to breath deeply through your diaphragm.  today I talk about this 10 second miracle and how it differs from chest breathing.

Topics Discussed in this Episode

  • The difference between the two nervous systems
  • The purpose of the Vagus Nerve
  • How to breathe using your diaphragm

Links mentioned in the episode

Chest versus Stomach Breathing

How and Why to Breathe Deeply

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Questions of the Day

Would you make deep breathing a daily habit? Why or why not?

Action of the Day

Practice a day of Deep Breathing.

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