How To Control Your Mind by Controlling Your Breath

How To Control Your Mind by Controlling Your Breath

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Whats going on guys, in this video lets discuss a proper breathing technique which is slow
long and deep for an optimally functioning mind and body. The right Posture to practise this breathing exercise in is the one you are most comfortable in
You could practise this breathing in the standing position, sitting upright or reclined or in
the lying down position. most people who sit for long hours have a slight rounding in the thoracic region the spine
you may choose to practise this breathing exercise sitting reclined or in the lying down position
if sitting upright is not very comfortable for you. The ultimate goal is to try and breath as long as possible so you need to time your breath
preferably with a metronome app on your phone so that each breath that you practise is
perfectly equated. Set the metronome to 60 beats per minute. You’re gonna try and use both your diaphragm as well as your lungs to absorb maximum breath.
So keeping your eyes closed and your mouth closed start to breath in through your nose
consciously directing the breath first in your diaphragm where you feel rise and expansion of
your abdominal first. Upon maximum rise of your abdominal then feel the rise and expansion of
chest, where the breath fills in the lungs.As you are breathing in count the ticking beats on
the metronome. You are going to try and breath in for minimum 6 seconds or 6ticking beats. If you have inhaled for 6 seconds you are going to retain your breath 8 seconds and if you have
inhaled for 8 seconds you are going to retain your breath for 10 seconds. when you practise
each phase of this breathing exercise, whether it is inhale, breath retention or exhalation
try keeping the complete focus and attention of your mind on the ticking beat of the metronome Slowly start to exhale through your nose and gently feel the belly go in and your chest drop
down. If you have inhaled for 6 seconds and retained your breath for 8 seconds try exhaling
for 10 seconds and if you have inhaled for 8 and retained for 10 seconds try exhaling for 12
seconds. Start this breathing exercise practise with a minimum of 10 breathing cycles and gradually
build it up to 20 – 30 breathing cycles depending on how much time you have. The best time to practise this breathing exercise is first thing in the morning upon waking up
and just before going to bed. You can also practise this breathing exercise any time during the
day as a time out from anything thats causing you stress, anxiety or even irrigation.

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