Book: Breath

If you’re like most people, you probably don’t think much about breathing. I mean, why should you? Your body automatically does this for you without you even having to tell it to. But it turns out, there are many different ways you could actually be breathing ineffectively. In James Nestor‘s Breath: The New Science of a Lost Art he explores the ways learning how to breathe correctly. 

🚀 The Book in 3 Sentences

  1. Breathe trough your nose rather than your mouth.
  2. Breathing slow and shallow can have impressive health benefits.
  3. In the West, we have a lot to learn about breathing and health.

How I Discovered It

Trough doing the breathwork from Wim Hof I was googling for other breathing methods.

🧑‍🏫 Who Should Read It?

People that have vague health complaints

☘️ How the Book Changed Me

  • I’m more aware of the effects of breathing on our body. Breathing and chewing can configure our face, expand our airways, and assist us to cope with everything from asthma to stress.
  • Once in a while I like to try out some of the breathing methods that the author has collected: instructional videos;

📒 Summary + Notes

You will learn the unexpected power of breathing that Western medicine seems to have forgotten. By changing the way you breathe in super simple ways, you can do everything from gaining more energy to ridding yourself of ailments like high blood pressure. 

Go check it out.