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The Science of Breath

The Science of Breath Learn how to breathe properly, and change your life for the better! by Nate Metz The Green Shaman Practicing mindfulness of your breath is perhaps the simplest way to improve your quality of life. Your entire life, you breathe. It’s automatic, every moment of every day. It’s crucial to life. The brain stem monitors oxygen and carbon dioxide levels in the blood, adjusting the depth and duration of each inhale/exhale cycle. But, have you ever considered paying attention to this life function? Why the breath? Mindfulness and exercises of the breath are called pranayama (translated: life-force
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