prana, Chinese refer to it as chi, and Christians believe in the Holy Spirit, which breathes in them. The breath has been essential to Zen Buddhist and yogic traditions.
The word “spirit” is derived from the Latin spiritus, which means “breath” or “breath of life” (Lee & Speier, 1996).Today, the breath remains a powerful tool that can improve mental, physical, and emotional wellbeing.
Perhaps the most powerful aspect of the breath is that it is readily available to most of us at any given time. Let us show you how to use this powerful tool to manage stress and anxiety with a selection of breathing exercises.Before you continue, we thought you might like to download our three Stress & Burnout Prevention Exercises (PDF) for free.Read more on positivepsychology.com