You can hack your breathing for a few minutes a day, but you cannot change it long term until you understand your personal and unique stress triggers.
Claudia Juárez is a Clinical Psychologist, Stress expert and Health and Wellbeing Consultant. Claudia directs Transforma tu Estrés, a consulting firm focused in Organizacional Stress Management and Wellness programs. She has dedicated the last decade to improving her clients health. She is also the author of Todo lo que quería saber sobre el estrés de la A... Continue Reading →
So we've heard a ton about why you need to wear a mask, and how it manages to reduce the risk of transmission of covid-19 during this current global pandemic. But there is a mask for every task, and which mask is right for you? Many people feel more comfortable with the "Neck Gaiter" instead... Continue Reading →
Masks from a "Buteyko" perspective:We understand that many people are finding compulsory mask wearing in public difficult. We understand that this is a natural reaction which is caused by slightly reduced airflow. This is not easy for some people. We understand that if you had a previous trauma, accident, or negative experience where your mouth... Continue Reading →
When breathing increases in response to any stimulus, it can create stress which can lead to negative physical reactions in susceptible people. Wearing a mask creates a slight reduction in airflow, which causes a compensatory response of over-breathing (hyperventilation). Hyperventilation is a well documented cause of many diverse symptoms in all humans. With people who... Continue Reading →
Handwashing was a crucial new behaviour that changed disease outcomes. Nasal breathing is a behaviour that could prevent illness and should be adopted as "Normal Behaviour" - especially during a respiratory pandemic.