Dealing With Stress Simply Breathe Through It

Another day full of stress? No time to catch a breath how many times have we heard that or said it ourselves?   We all know we need to breathe to live.  Just think about it a minute. Breathing is a reflex action done by our body to provide the flow of oxygen around the body to the vital organs. Here’s a few interesting facts: Humans breathe between 12 and 20 times per minute, with children breathing faster than adults. Babies may breathe as much as 40 times per minute. Adults normally breathe about 500-700ml of air at a time. An […] Read more »

Meditation – Good For The Mind, Good For The Body

It has long been known and proven that meditation lowers stress levels, changes our mood and improves our mental wellbeing.  It has now also been proven that in recent studies at the University of California, San Francisco, that meditation has a positive effect on your body at the cellular level.  It can actually slow the aging process. In the study the Telomeres (A telomere is a region of repetitive DNA at the end of a chromosome, which protects the end of the chromosome from deterioration) in Chromosomes were found to be affected by meditation in a very positive way.  Telomeres […] Read more »