Belly Breathing

Yesterday I decided to bring constant awareness to a slow deep relaxed breathe for the entire day .. It really 11108950_1105061666187408_4429011173326652615_nsurprised me how well it went!

I’m nearly a week & several massages into this trip & i still wasn’t feeling calm inside so I decided to do something about it ..

Breathing properly for a long period of time is so powerful it really shocked me, I normally do my 20 mins worth here & there & move onto the zillion things I have on my to-do list!
Not yesterday!!

I was taught a breathing technique recently where you breathe in through your nose slowly – pause & then release it like “the stress valve” just popped as a visualization.

Don’t just release most of it though, release the lot!
Every last bit!

Then the respiratory system kinda takes over & responds by reacting with a deeper in breathe without having to force it

This really gets the system working & opens it up fully, up until yesterday I thought I was utilizing most of my respiratory system .. So not the case!

We all breathe so fast & shallow in comparison to what’s possible.

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The average breathing pace is around 20 breathes per minute, we are supposed to breathe somewhere around half that.

Over time yesterday my breath just started feeling bigger, deeper, smoother & I felt like a completely different person within 1 hour..

I kept it going the entire day, by the time i got to bed i was a new person, i layed in bed the most comfortable & realxed i have been in a looooooooooooong time!
I fell straight to sleep & slept soundly! Something i have struggled with over the years.

THE SPEED OF YOUR BREATHE IS DIRECTLY RELATED TO THE SPEED OF YOUR THOUGHTS ..

I also noticed as my mind started slowing down from my breathe so many more of my thoughts were from a positive /love based orientation.
When we are busy & stressed we live in a head space much more from a position of negativity & fear but as the mind calms the creative / hopeful side opens up & anything all of a sudden seems possible ..

Yesterday I had a bit of an epiphany & realised how clearly it’s my choice each day what head space I choose to live in & how much power I have over controlling it with my breathe, stress is something we manifest internally almost by choice

No thanks!

Happy Sunday

Here is a link to a blog I did a while ago on the importance of a quality breathing!
I am really happy I finally took my own advice! 

http://livefit.net.au/6-foundation-principles-health-

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