Paced Breathing Video Engages the Diaphragm

I recently posted a video with a breath metronome built into it to my youtube page. Viewers are supposed to breathe along with the rising and falling bar to help them pace their breathing. It will guide you to breathe more slowly, at a rate of five breaths per minute. This reduces the extent to which you hyperventilate and will help you engage the diaphragm with every breath. It feels awkward and even uncomfortable at first, but it will reteach you how to breath peacefully. You can access it here:

I hope that you find that after 5 minutes of breathing at this rate you feel relaxed, calm, and confident. Check out the various self-care exercises to pair with paced breathing found on the site. You might start with the breathing chapter that can be found here:

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Jared has been developing and writing about brain science for 15 years. He has a Master’s degree and a Ph.D. in brain and cognitive science from the University of Southern California. He also has a Master’s in clinical psychology from Pepperdine University, as well as a minor in neuroscience, a minor in business, and a Bachelors in psychology from USC. He is certified as a personal trainer, health coach, fitness nutrition specialist, and functional training specialist. He specializes in writing theoretical research articles and puts special emphasis on an interdisciplinary approach to integrative biology and cognitive neuroscience. You can find out more about his research at http://www.jaredreser.com.

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