Breathing Techniques: If you can start by changing one thing, only one thing, to take control of your life regardless what is happening outside and no matter how you feel at this moment, what would this one thing?
In other words, where is the starting point of taking control of your life? It has been said that those who have the ability to control their breath have the ability to control their life. In many aspects, this statement is very true. Look back to a time when you lost control. What happened to your breathing pattern? In anger, your breath became short and quick. If you control your breath, you can understand and change your negative emotions.
In this section, we will learn several breathing techniques that have the ability to either calm ourselves down or bring in more energy. We will start from three techniques with calming effects and then introduce two ways of breathing that are more vigorous and energizing.