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.
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.
Buteyko seeks to address breathing patterns and bring them to "Normal". Thus, Buteyko is a practice, not a prescription. This is because breathing patterns are behaviour patterns, and sometimes, behaviour patterns can cause big challenges in life. To correct any behaviour, you first have to: 1. recognize the issue exists; 2. have awareness of why... Continue Reading →