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Why You Should Quit Smoking Right Now

For an organization focused on breathing health, we rarely discuss the impact of smoking. This is because we want to present you with the ways in which you can improve your overall health through breathing. This is not a preventative site, and we never want to make our readers feel that they are not welcome if they partake in specific…

Allergy Problems and Health Services Both on the Rise

Because so many people have an easily avoided food allergy or a comparatively mild airborne allergy, it’s easy to forget about the millions of people who struggle with serious and chronic allergy problems. Nasal allergies alone afflict 30 percent of adults and 40 percent of children. One of the most common problems arises from the fact that pollen’s protein sequence…

Better Breathing Tips for Every Season

Each season has its own unique charms. Unfortunately, each season also brings distinctive challenges for breathing and respiratory health in general. Congested more than usual? Wondering if that headache can be pegged to latent nasal pressure? Get a rare nosebleed? Worried about silent, invisible killers lingering in the air during certain times of season? Curious as to what you can…

Breathing Aids are More than Crutches for Your Lungs

Some breathing aids are essential to improve your breath and overall health. Some offer targeted support for specific problems. Others may simply accelerate the benefits associated with unassisted breathing techniques. Naturally, knowing what these breathing aids are used for and how they’re used can be important for choosing the right type of breathing aid. But it’s also true that learning…

Pranayama and the Practice of Controlled Breathing

One of the interesting things about breathing is that it can be a conscious or an autonomic behavior. In other words, you don’t have to think about breathing in order to make it happen. Whether you’re asleep, focusing on the job, or running the household, it just happens on its own. Put another way, you don’t always have the opportunity…

Our Favorite Breathing Quotes

“What can we do but keep on breathing in and out, modest and willing, and in our places?” –Mary Oliver   “An instructor once told me that when there’s resistance in your body, it’s only because of the resistance in your mind. It’s about getting inside the pose. Being the breath.” –Lisa Bonet “What art offers is space — a…

Learn These Breathing Techniques to Get More Breath

The goal of most breathing techniques is to breathe more deeply, but what does this mean? It means using your diaphragm muscles to draw in and push out more air, thereby making things easier on your lungs and respiratory system. When someone says that your breath is all lungs, it can sound confusing. What they mean is you’re only using…

Why Breathing Better is Important

You probably have a vague sense that breathing better is good for you, even if you’re not exactly sure why or how to go about working on your breath. No matter what brings you to this topic, knowing how breath stands to improve the quality of your life is a great motivator. After all, working on your breath isn’t easy…