Lately, I have been reviewing a series of reports published by the Harvard Medical School on post-traumatic stress and depression, on anxiety disorders, phobias, and panic attacks. Experts agree that anxiety and stress are not one thing. They are a combination of disorders, more like a string of things, with close relatives. Medical people are […]
Applied Breathing Science
With Dr. Peter Litchfield
Dean of Faculty, Graduate School of Breathing Science
Sunday, April 26, Noon EDT
Bad breathing habits trigger vicious circles that can stay with you for a life time, triggering unexplained symptoms and deficits year after year.
You can learn to break your bad breathing habits, replace them with good ones, and benefit enormously from aligning your breathing with respiratory reflexes.
Breath & Breathing Blog
DARTMOUTH — The journey began about 40 years ago in a classroom at Southeastern Massachusetts University, which was to become the University of Massachusetts in Dartmouth in 1992, and it’s still going strong. DARTMOUTH — The journey began about 40 years ago in a classroom at Southeastern Massachusetts University, which was to become the University […]
Over the last 30 years, the art and science of Breathwork has made its way to the cutting edge of the human potential movement; and it has found its place at the forefront of mind-body medicine. Breath Awareness and Conscious Breathing are studied and taught wherever consciousness and spirit, science and religion, or loving hearts […]
Breathwork is my passion, as in “pass-I-on” and my profession, as in “profess-I-on”. And Today, I am celebrating the fact that I have not failed to write at least one breathing report/article every month of every year since September of 1976! At times over the years, I waited on the muse or myself or inspiration […]
Do you know about “heart rate variability?” This refers to the heart’s natural tendency to speed up and slow down with each breath. It is a sign of heart health, and overall wellbeing. When you inhale, you speed up your heart rate by stimulating the sympathetic branch of your nervous system; when you exhale, you […]