This seems like an easy process and worth a try.
Our everyday breathing is quite shallow and usually only partially fills our lungs. When we are beginning a meditation, we need to adjust our breathing to completely fill not only our lungs but also our stomach. Take a normal breath….feel where the airs goes and pay attention to how much air you pull in and how much you exhale. Now….take a deep breath….pulling in as much air as you possibly can….expanding both your lungs & stomach. This is how much air your lungs hold (plus some) and when you only take in a small amount and exhale a small amount….think about how much stale & used air is remaining in your lungs. Think about how little exercise your lungs are really getting each day. So…..to start your meditation practice, breathing deeper & fuller will not only help you de-stress but will also help build up the…
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