Make your bed.
Yes, at the risk of triggering memories of irritating demands made by your parent or caregiver, current demands if you’re a teenager, we are seriously suggesting that you make your bed.
And we have a really good reason for this suggestion. Continue reading
Breathing gets oxygen from the air into our bloodstream. Without it we would die. Brain first.
All joking aside (was that even funny?) breathing is really important. Really important.
When we are born we take our first breath, and as we reach the end of our journey we take our last. Breathing is controlled by the brain stem – the oldest part of the brain. It is something that happens on an unconscious level (that is, we do not need to think about it for it to happen). And other parts of our brain regulate how quickly or slowly, deeply or shallowly we breathe.
So we hear you ask: “Why would learning to control our breathing improve the quality of our lives?” Continue reading
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