Understanding Your Breathing – By Dr David Lewis

Because breathing is usually so automatic and we take it so much for granted it can be difficult to notice minor disruptions to the easy flow of air into and out of our lungs. Consider, for instance, the way you are breathing right now.If seated in an easy chair are you slumping comfortably in your … Continue reading Understanding Your Breathing – By Dr David Lewis

Staying in the Zone – By Dr David Lewis

“Acquiring the appropriate skills for voluntarily controlling unwanted anxiety and arousal is an important part of developing your mental game plan. These skills will enable you to reduce arousal levels when you’re feeling over-anxious and to increase arousal when you’re not feeling pumped up enough.” Stephen J. Bull – The Mental Game Plan Athletes speak of … Continue reading Staying in the Zone – By Dr David Lewis

Six Different Ways You Can Breathe – By Dr David Lewis

There are six different ways in which you can change the pattern of your breathing as well as varying degrees to which these changes take place. You can change your: Depth of Breathing – can be deep or shallow or anywhere between the two extremes.Rate of Breathing – may be fast, slow or somewhere between … Continue reading Six Different Ways You Can Breathe – By Dr David Lewis

Wellbeing Through Well-Breathing – By Dr David Lewis

“If the mind wants to affect the body it alters the flow of energy or prana. If the body affects the mind, this too is accomplished through an effect on the flow of energy, which in turn has an impact on the mind.” Swami Rama & Dr Rudolph Ballentine. Science of Breath Control Your Life by … Continue reading Wellbeing Through Well-Breathing – By Dr David Lewis

The Relaxation Response – By Dr David Lewis

There is nothing especially difficult about learning to relax. Most people can acquire the skills needed in just a few weeks of regular practice. Once mastered these procedures may be used anywhere and at any time to help you cope with stressful or challenging situations. When you are ready to make a start sit or lie … Continue reading The Relaxation Response – By Dr David Lewis

Understanding and Controlling Your Anxiety – By Dr David Lewis

The Chinese sage Lao-Tse commented that: The biggest problem in the world could have been solved when it was small.’ This certainly holds true when it comes to anxiety and stress. In my workshops I sometimes set light to a scrap of paper and show how easily the flames can be extinguished using a small … Continue reading Understanding and Controlling Your Anxiety – By Dr David Lewis

The Anxiety Antidote – By Dr David Lewis

There is an antidote to anxiety called the Relaxation Response. It comprises some easily mastered exercises that can be learned at any age. Watch the preview below as I take a client through a relaxation training session. https://vimeo.com/130767547 Learning to relax away your tensions is a valuable skill that requires only a little practice to master. … Continue reading The Anxiety Antidote – By Dr David Lewis