4RR: Breathwork - Using Science to Improve Mental HealthSep 14, 2022
Have you ever felt stressed, and tried to control your emotions and negative thoughts with your mind?
Have you noticed that trying to control your mind, with your mind is incredibly challenging...
I'll give you a wee tip. This technique is solidified in science and is used to help relax the nervous system and bring clarity and focus back to the mind.
In times of stress, use the nose and take a 4-second inhale + a 6-second exhale.
The long exhale will help move the nervous system into a more parasympathetic dominant state - essentially helping you feel more relaxed. If you're keen to read more, check out the below systematic review which looks at 15 papers:
For businesses looking to improve their employees mental health and performance. This will help improve well-being, productivity and overall health & happiness.
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