Proper Breathing Techniques: The Purpose And How to do
It starts with your Diaphragm which is located underneath (extended across the bottom) of the rib cage region in your body, “diaphragmatic breathing” serves the purpose of helping you to relax by performing precise breathing exercises that can serve the body and mind very well. Whenever you are feeling stressed and a lot of tension that is wearing you down, these particular breathing practices can help you rejuvenate the body and mind bringing you back to a fresh state of being.
This is very important in anything you set out to do, especially for people who are in the performing arts such as acting, preparing for a speech to announce in front of an audience, or even preparing for a job interview breathing techniques will help you to relax and unwind. There is more to these techniques if done correctly can make a difference boosting your confidence, at the same time it help to keep your mind clear and the body remains calm.
There are a few examples that can be done to relieve anxiety and stress, a number list below are posted to offer steps on a few diaphragmatic breathing techniques that you can practice when ever you wish :
- Lie down and place one hand on your abdomen while placing the other hand on your chest.
- Then begin to inhale filling your abdomen full of air, the hand on your abdomen should be elevated higher than the other hand on your chest.
- Finally, exhale which will dispraise air from the abdomen until you fill a slight tightening feeling in the spine.
That will give you a basic idea of performing this particular breathing exercise, and you should know that this exercise that you just read above can be done either standing erect or in a seated position. At the end of this articles you should visit the link posted in the description below to learn more of these techniques.
Proper Breathing Techniques: Stress Management
This is where a lot of people get into trouble, and you see it here and there, it could be a co-worker at work who is getting a lot of tension form a supervisor, or it could be the other way around if the supervisor is catching “flak” (their boss comes down on them hard) because their boss is not happy about the day they are having so they look for a stress reliever which is a worker that they outrank in a company.
*breathing techniques demonstrated by a young lady below channeling oxygen through left / right nostril cavity to the left / right hemispheres of the brain can help to relieve stress and clear your mind
This is very unhealthy for anyone to harbor stress like that it can even be deadly for your health, most people don’t pay attention to managing their stress level which brings up a problem right there.
One of the leading problems for heart attacks are related to…
That’s right you guessed it stress itself, poor diet practices is the other that will lead you to heart problems and disease. Stress can bring anybody a lot of grief, and stress management is supposedly the ideal way to battle against it however that may not be 100% true.
Yes there are techniques that can be used with stress management practices but sometimes even that is not enough, that is a term called that can be referenced to when someone who cannot resolve their issue of stress and it can be then labeled as an extreme case which is called distress.
People with breathing problems are the ones who are really at risk here, if they have asthma then anything that sets them off can cause complete havoc for them. They do have treatments for asthma suffers, so it would highly recommended that they check into to having treatment procedures done for it. They are also other levels of stress, and you probably saying…
“Damn, I didn’t know that one”.
LOL (laughing out loud) that’s fine we all have to learn in life doesn’t matter who you are, all that matters is that you search for the truth, analysis it and understand it. The bulletin list will describe the other factors of post-dramatic stress-o-matic issues:
- Emotional stress is a physiological stress issue that deals with one’s mental state, as a result this can play on the person’s mental stability causing them to lose complete focus plunging them into rage (depending on the severity of their condition or situation) or frustration, worry, nervousness, and anxiety.
- Physical stress anything that puts extreme demands on the body is stress that affects a person in the physical sense, this especially if the person is NOT taking care of themselves such as receiving daily proper nutrition for the body or “Malnutrition“ issues.
- Environmental stress is anything that deals with your outside surroundings in society, nature, sanitation (cleanness), this particular type of stress is deemed normal every day and basic meaning that it is something that we all have to deal with for the rest of our lives.
Stress is not an easy thing for anyone to deal with, it can affect not only you’re ability to breathe normally but it can also cause other problems for you like insomnia, heart palpitations, muscle aches, tingling sensations in the hands (numbness and cold face), tightness in the chest, extreme fatigue, faintness, headaches, and uncontrollable panic tendencies.
The most important thing that anyone should do when dealing with stress is to consult their doctor for options to finding a solution for the problem, proper breathing exercises can be applied here to help lessen stress issues.
Proper Breathing Techniques: It Helps to strengthening The Immune System
Believe it or not (and I’m not talking about Ripley’s Believe it or not show TV LOL) but it is true, breathing can indeed help to improve your immune system in fact it can help to heal the body all together. It’s just like sleeping in a way, when you sleep your body will heal slowly repairing itself from the previous day’s events that you put it through, in return the next day you feel refreshed and ready for another round.
Breathing will help to heal the internal organs and provide them purifying amounts of oxygen, after all oxygen is one of the most needed elements for the human body to work efficiently. Even with Genes which is part of your physical make-up or (DNA), needs oxygen to help the body stay healthy and strong to encourage strong heredity growth which is passed along from our parents to us to your children and so forth…
Did you know that breathing can also cause the expression of genes to change?
This means the breathing is a very imperative function that we do on a molecular level, and this leads all the way to the physical structure that makes up our bodies.
Proper Breathing Techniques: It Can Help to Reduce Anxiety
This is a common thing that people tend to overlook, anxiety comes from a number of things that people experience due to the fact that they cannot control their emotions, when that happens they not only lose control of their mental stability it also throws other body functions internal or external into a chaotic tailspin.
People who have anxiety problems have a very hard time calming down, their breathing patterns become erratic, they become irrational, and they lose control of themselves.
Fear is an obvious phobia that can come in many shapes, sizes, even the abstract like nightmares, or bad feelings in your stomach like if something really horrific is about to happen and this is what builds more fear and the anxiety factor then takes over within the individual’s mind and they fall victim to it.
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