In our fast-paced society, stress seems to have become a kind of badge of honor that many of us wear whether we intend to or not. For those who are concerned about their overall health and wellbeing, stress management isn’t optional; it’s a critical factor in allowing our bodies to heal from the inside out.

Did you know that certain conscious breathing techniques can be effective stress reducers? One of our favorites is Alternate Nostril Breathing, where it is historically believed in Ayurvedic medicine and yoga, to restore balance and harmony to the two hemispheres of the brain, and is also thought to enhance physical, mental, and emotional wellbeing.