We are hard workers, but we sure are hard on ourselves. Walk through the offices and homes of our country and you’ll find plenty of people who have opted to put their home’s physical appearance above their own body’s health. You’ll find the masses engorged on processed-food-everything. You’ll find more chicken nuggets than salads. More soda than water or fresh juices.
Worst of all, there's way too much sitting, and not enough dancing!
Really, there needs to be one collective, country-wide breathe in and breath out. Because if we just breathed in a little more deeply in every situation, the world would truly be a different place. For one, we’d become immediately more emotionally healthy and calm, as Psychology Today pointed out:
"There’s a reciprocal relationship between breath and emotions — every emotion is accompanied by a different breath pattern, so for example, when you’re excited, your breathing is rapid. It’s possible to change how you feel and even how your mind is working by slowing down to a gentle pattern of four to six breaths per minute. This has a calming effect on the emotions while enhancing attention, clarity, and mental FOCUS."
In addition to emotional-improvement, you'll be happy to know that these 5 benefits immediately occur too:
So instead of choosing stress, choose peace!
AND THEN DO THIS
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