The Healing Power of the Breath

The Healing Power of the Breath: Simple Techniques to Reduce Stress and Anxiety, Enhance Concentration, and Balance Your Emotions

Non-Fiction, Health & Lifestyle, Self Help & Personal Development, Self Help
Paperback Published on: 12/06/2012
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Synopsis

This book presents a range of simple breathing techniques that have been scientifically shown to be effective in alleviating common emotional and cognitive problems, including anxiety, depression, attention deficit disorder, insomnia, post-traumatic stress disorder, bipolar disorder, and addictions. Drs. Brown and Gerbarg, psychiatrists at Columbia Medical School and New York Medical College, explain how breathing practices impact the brain, the stress-response, and the communication pathways between the mind and the body. They present fourteen breathing techniques for addressing common stress and mood disorders, with essential guidance provided on an enclosed 45-minute audio CD.

  • Publisher: Shambhala Publications Inc
  • ISBN: 9781590309025
  • Number of pages: 176
  • Weight: 249g
  • Dimensions: 228 x 152 x 11 mm

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