New Research Suggests You Can Be “Too Mindful”

Are you sick of hearing about mindfulness, yet? Over the past several years, business icons, celebrities, athletes, influencers, and bloggers of all varieties have been hailing mindfulness as the cure-all for just about any mental anomaly — from anxiety and depression to drug dependency and pain alleviation. Mindfulness is being used by Fortune 500 companies, government organizations, … Read more

Is Humming the Secret to Better Health? (and a Possible COVID Treatment?)

What comes to mind when you think of the biological drivers behind better health? Cholesterol? A healthy gut microbiome? Less Cortisol (stress)? Testosterone? Serotonin production? In a world of thousands upon thousands of health and wellness influencers, it’s not hard to get caught up on these admittedly important hormones, chemicals, and neurotransmitters. But what if … Read more

3 Simple Ways to Decrease Stress With the Breath (+ Animations)

On a biological level, stress is supposed to be outside of our control. The sympathetic nervous system, our body’s fight-or-flight mode, is part of the autonomic nervous system. It’s automatic. Involuntary. Self-regulating. And for the most part, this sentiment is true. We can’t necessarily choose how our body reacts to bad drivers, impromptu public speaking, … Read more

Why nose breathing is better breathing (+5 tips)

If you’re like most people, you’re breathing wrong. I know that sounds absurd, considering we all breathe roughly twenty thousand times a day, but research indicates that in addition to breathing too quickly, we breathe incorrectly – through the mouth. Nose breathing is one of the single best things you can do for your health, … Read more