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Find a breathwork facilitator or practice on your own:
If you do not have a history of severe psychiatric illness or seizures, you can begin developing a breathwork practice on your own. Applications like Huma Breath are available to help with breathwork practice. Research has shown that using online breathwork programs, whilst not replacing, can replicate the benefits of in-person programs.
Experiment and figure out the best duration for you:
Andrew Huberman, a neuroscientist with his own lab at Stanford University, explains how to control our internal state with science-backed breathwork tools. Check out the video at this link https://www.mindbodygreen.com/revitalize/video-library/breathwork-good-mental-health-tools-for-the-brain?jwsource=cl
How do monks structure their day, balancing meditation, work & rest? Here are Thich Nhat Hanh’s key teachings on the art of living each day well. Compiled by Sr True Dedication 1. Guard the morning (and start it gently). Train yourself to begin the day with a few gentle breaths and a smile, *before* even getting out of bed (or checking the phone). Make the vow to live every hour of the day deeply, with compassion. 2. Savor your tea or coffee, slowly and reverently, as if it is the axis on which the earth revolves. Follow your breathing, relax the body, look out the window, listen to your heartbeat (this is nothing less than meditation). Drinking tea – Photo by Sara Wilhelmsson 3. Enjoy every step of breakfast-making. Life is made of small moments. There is nowhere to hurry to, nothing to get done. This is it! Enjoy the presence...