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What Focusing on the Breath Does to Your Brain

What Focusing on the Breath Does to Your Brain

Nov 5, 2019-- What if you could regulate your stress levels by controlling your breath? A new study from the Feinstein Institute for Medical Research suggests that while fast breathing rates may promote feelings like anxiety, stress, and fear, slowing down our breath may reduce these very same emotions. This article from Greater Good Magazine examines how breathing impacts various regions of the brain responsible for thinking, feeling, and behavior. (16318 reads)


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