resilience experiments

Healing Breath – 7 Days

This experiment involves practicing the healing breath for 5 minutes each day for 7 days.

This is a calming breath where you inhale slowly and deeply while expanding the belly, inhaling through the nose, and then exhaling slowly through the mouth while making a gentle ‘haaaaaa’ sound at the back of your throat on the exhale. You can do this sitting or lying down, whatever feels most comfortable and easy.

Make the exhale longer than your inhale but do not force your breath, since forcing it can have the opposite of the calming effect.