We all know that deep breathing is good for us. It helps us calm down, focus, and even sleep better. But have you ever taken the time to think about what your breath is doing physically?
How we inhale oxygen and exhale carbon dioxide affects our cells and organs in important ways. Breathing deeply and slowly allows our blood to flow through our system more efficiently—which means more oxygen gets delivered to where it needs to go!
But here's why this matters: when you're stressed out or anxious, your body experiences many chemical changes, including increased blood pressure and heart rate. Those changes can damage cells and affect how they work together. But when you practice deep breathing regularly, those harmful effects are reduced because your body has an easier time maintaining its natural rhythm.
So next time you're feeling stressed or anxious, take a few moments to just breathe deeply for yourself—it'll help keep your mind clear and your body healthy!
My name is Annica Johansson and I am an Art Life Coach, Certified Sound Healer and Artist. I am writing about personal development, daily musings, spirituality and depicting mother nature's amazing beauty. Welcome!