Escaping the “Fragmentation” Trap


And by “breathe” I mean deep, slow, diaphragmatic breaths. And focus on the EXHALATION. If you focus in the INHALE you are likely “hold your breath” and stay in a panic cycle. But if you exhale powerfully and then relax, the partial vacuum in your lungs will CREATE the next inhalation.

Breath is created by the interaction of three aspects: posture (skeletal alignment), movement and muscle tension. Stress “dis-integrates” this structure to create “strain”, the thing that really hurts you. Any discipline that deliberately or unconsciously…