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Deep Breathing: The 4-7-8 Approach

Breathing exercises can be incredibly beneficial to help us wind down and remain calm during our bedtime routines. Being one of the cheapest means to help aid sleep, there are many popular breathing exercises that can be carried out. A Harvard trained medical doctor, Dr Andrew Weil, believes breathing in and out is the key […]

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Yoga for Stress

Yoga has a proven calming affect; it lowers blood pressure as well as relieves anything from chronic back pain to anxiety and depression. Because of this, many people use yoga as a natural, free remedy for Stress. It also has the added benefit that it can be carried out anywhere and everywhere! If you are […]

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Practice Deep Breathing this Holiday Season

Deep breathing is something which many of us tend to overlook, or not really even give much thought to, however it brings many benefits. Deep breathing encourages oxygen to enter our lungs, which means that more oxygen will be delivered to our heart. This heightens both our cardiovascular capacity as well as the amount of […]

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Deep breathing helps Anxiety and Depression

Deep breathing has been proven to help with wellbeing tremendously. From slowing the ageing process to boosting your immune system, people often underestimate the benefits that breathing can bring. According to a study by Dr. Chris Streeter, it is even said to help anxiety and depression. The study concluded that people who had depressive disorders […]

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Quick Ways to Find Your Peace at the Office

What’s your workday like? Do you come home, full of stress and anger? Or are you able to leave work behind and start fresh every day? If you’re like an increasing number of people today, stress from work probably follows its way home with you. In fact, nearly two-thirds of all employees say that the […]

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Is There A Business Case For Meditation?

Mindfulness and meditation is becoming more and more mainstream.  Many companies have adopted the Buddhist discipline but can an ethical philosophy coexist with corporate culture? And does it really work? It has been a strange journey from underneath a tree in India, 2500 years ago, where Gautama Buddha is said to have reached enlightenment, to […]

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Breathing deeply for stress relief

Why is breathing deeply so important for stress management? Oxygen provides energy to all parts of the body, when the flow of oxygen to the brain is completely cut off, a person will lose consciousness within 10 seconds. The rate at which we inhale and exhale is controlled by the respiratory centre within the medulla […]

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