Our amazing, miraculous bodies perform many functions without us being consciously aware:
our heart beating, digestion, nutrient absorption, blood pressure, our immune system - just to name a few .....and breathing.
Breathing, though, is different to other autonomic functions - we can choose to take this over consciously! This is extremely useful to remember, as our breathing affects not only those functions that we cannot regulate, but also our emotions and wellbeing. Breathing feeds every cell in our body, via our blood, with life-giving oxygen ,
By being aware of breathing we can: