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How Can I Keep Breathing

Author : Olivia Sunshine
ISBN : 9781452575681
Genre : Body, Mind & Spirit
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One of life’s hardest blows is to suffer the loss of a child. How Can I Keep Breathing? offers insight and validation to the initial feelings and behaviours that arise from such a trauma, including the struggle to keep on going and the various ways family members cope with this kind of tragedy. Author Olivia Sunshine also shows, through her personal experience, a way of turning loss and pain into an ongoing opportunity to becoming a more fully developed and integrated human being. It is the silver lining that seems so impossible to find when one’s heart has been so badly shattered. The effect of such a loss resonates throughout the rest of each family member’s life, even for siblings born after such a tragedy, creating a lifelong relationship with the deceased child. How Can I Keep Breathing? goes into detail the struggle with this and the coming to terms with it. Death invites examination of our beliefs about it, asking what, if anything, lies after death. Olivia gives a compassionate view of different ways of handling the death of a child, showing how the spiritual path she chose helped her cope with the loss of her son and how it changed her life for the better in more ways than she could have imagined.

Are You Breathing Properly How Proper Breathing Exercises Can Keep You Healthy

Author : Dueep Jyot Singh
ISBN : 9781370095827
Genre : Health & Fitness
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Table of Contents Introduction The Importance of Breathing Properly The Process of Breathing Are You Breathing Properly? Shallow Breathing General Tips to Follow Laughter Therapy Proper Posture and Standing Positions Easy to Do Breathing Exercises Breathing Exercise No 1 Exercise No. 2 Exercises No. 3 and 4 – to be done together Exercise No. 5 Exercise No. 6 Exercise No. 7 Exercise No. 8 Exercise No. 9 Exercise No. 10 Lying down Exercises – Breathing from the Diaphragm Dumbbell Exercises Rhythmic Breathing Alternative Breathing Conclusion Author Bio Publisher Introduction Breathing in huge lungfuls of fresh air, out in the open, especially when you are exercising is going to supply a large amount of oxygen, to your body. A person who wants to know more about this topic is immediately going to say, “What do you mean I am not breathing properly, of course, everybody knows about breathing, inhale, exhale, inhale, exhale, oxygen in, carbon dioxide out, so what is the big deal?” But then are you doing this the right way? Are you using your lungs to their full capacity? Or are you just breathing in a shallow manner, not allowing proper amounts of oxygen to reach your lungs and from there to your brain? How many times have you found yourself hyperventilating in moments of stress when you think “I cannot breathe,” because you are all full of tension, and suddenly you find that you have forgotten how to inhale, exhale. In Regency times, this situation was called hysteria, especially when women stopped breathing in a noisy fit, and their faces went all red or went all blue, depending on how much oxygen was going into their lungs. But nowadays, because the word hysteria is being associated with something which a modern, sophisticated, With It woman is not going to consider to be a part of her mental makeup, it is called a panic attack. So whenever I find a woman, going into what she calls a panic attack under the slightest provocation, I ask anyone near her, – an acquaintance or a family member for choice – to slap her on her face. And they often do, with enthusiasm and alacrity; if only to stop that noise. That was what was done to get women out of their hysterical fits, 250 years ago. That being equally effective, even now, is also going to get a panic attack struck woman of today’s world, whooping for breath again. So this book is going to tell you all about proper breathing, and how useful it is to keep you in good health. It is also going to tell you all about breathing exercises, including the “inhale, exhale” which you do during meditation. Well, now that you have this book in hand, and are reading these words, start inhaling and exhaling deeply right now, until you have finished the book. By the time you finish that, and continue this for a couple of days consciously, you are going to find that it begins to come natural. And that is all to the good.

The Trick Is To Keep Breathing

Author : Janice Galloway
ISBN : 9781409046509
Genre : Fiction
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From the corner of a darkened room Joy Stone watches herself. As memories of the deaths of her lover and mother surface unbidden, life for Joy narrows – to negotiating each day, each encounter, each second; to finding the trick to keep living. Told with shattering clarity and wry wit, this is a Scottish classic fit for our time.

Keep Breathing How To Do It And Why A Text Book And Guide To Right Breathing For Speech Singing And Every Purpose In Life

Author : M. A. Carlisle CARR
ISBN : OCLC:559254236
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Thirty Seven A Book Of Poems

Author : Jason Tomlinson
ISBN : 9781365199035
Genre : Poetry
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These are all the poems written and posted by Jason Tomlinson on his 37th trip around the sun.

Heal Yourself

Author : Beverly A. Potter
ISBN : 9781579511821
Genre : Health & Fitness
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Doctors think they heal with drugs. But only living cells can heal. When something is out of balance, your cells move to correct it because bodies want to be well. HEAL YOURSELF! HOW TO HARNESS PLACEBO POWER shows how to tap into this mysterious process to get well and stay well by harnessing your body's natural healing power—the power of placebo. These amazing effects are not just "in the mind." They can be observed and measured in the body's physiology. When patients believe in the treatment, ulcers heal, warts disappear, cancer goes into remission, swelling reduces—cells actually look different under the microscope. When your doctor believes in the treatment, the impact is even more powerful —not in every case, of course. But in enough that science now accepts that something is going on! HEAL YOURSELF! explains how researchers believe that the stress response creates an environment that promotes physiological breakdown, while the relaxation Response creates a healing environment. HEAL YOURSELF! offers specific things you can do, and do today, to turn on your body's innate healing mechanisms, including meditation, prayer, laughter, listening to music and rocking, Qi Gong, gratitude and forgiveness, and more. healing mechanisms.

American Purgatorio

Author : John Haskell
ISBN : 9781466855106
Genre : Fiction
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A mesmerizing first novel about a man, a woman, and a disappearance. "I'm from Chicago originally. I went to New York, married a girl named Anne, and was in the middle of living happily ever after when something happened." So begins John Haskell's mesmerizing first novel, American Purgatorio, the story of a happily married man who discovers, as he walks out of a convenience store, that his life has suddenly vanished. In cool, precise prose, written as both a detective story and a meditation on the seven deadly sins, Haskell tells a story that is by turns tragic and comic, compassionate and gripping. From the brownstones of New York City to the sandy beaches of Southern California, American Purgatorio follows the journey of a man whose object of desire is both heartbreaking and ephemeral. It confirms John Haskell's reputation as one of our most intriguing new writers, "one of those rare authors who makes language seem limitless in its possibilities" (Susan Reynolds, Los Angeles Times).

The Nightingale

Author : Kristin Hannah
ISBN : 9781466850606
Genre : Fiction
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A #1 New York Times bestseller, Wall Street Journal Best Book of the Year, and soon to be a major motion picture, this unforgettable novel of love and strength in the face of war has enthralled a generation. With courage, grace, and powerful insight, bestselling author Kristin Hannah captures the epic panorama of World War II and illuminates an intimate part of history seldom seen: the women's war. The Nightingale tells the stories of two sisters, separated by years and experience, by ideals, passion and circumstance, each embarking on her own dangerous path toward survival, love, and freedom in German-occupied, war-torn France—a heartbreakingly beautiful novel that celebrates the resilience of the human spirit and the durability of women. It is a novel for everyone, a novel for a lifetime. Goodreads Best Historical Novel of the Year • People's Choice Favorite Fiction Winner • #1 Indie Next Selection • A Buzzfeed and The Week Best Book of the Year Praise for The Nightingale: "Haunting, action-packed, and compelling." —Christina Baker Kline, #1 New York Times bestselling author "Absolutely riveting!...Read this book." —Dr. Miriam Klein Kassenoff, Director of the University of Miami Holocaust Teacher Institute "Beautifully written and richly evocative." —Sara Gruen, #1 New York Times bestselling author “A hauntingly rich WWII novel about courage, brutality, love, survival—and the essence of what makes us human.” —Family Circle “A heart-pounding story.” —USA Today "An enormous story. Richly satisfying. I loved it." —Anne Rice "A respectful and absorbing page-turner." —Kirkus Reviews "Tender, compelling...a satisfying slice of life in Nazi-occupied France." —Jewish Book Council “Expect to devour The Nightingale in as few sittings as possible; the high-stakes plot and lovable characters won’t allow any rest until all of their fates are known.” —Shelf Awareness "I loved The Nightingale." —Lisa See, #1 New York Times bestselling author "Powerful...an unforgettable portrait of love and war." —People

Creating Wholeness

Author : Erik Peper
ISBN : 9781461530046
Genre : Psychology
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This workbook grew out of the practices assigned for self-growth and development for (1) Holistic Health: Western Perspectives, a course at San Francisco State Uni versity; (2) clients and participants at the Biofeedback and Family Therapy Institute in Berkeley; and (3) participants in peak performance training programs. The goals of this workbook are to offer experiences to facilitate life-long learning of skills to enhance health and growth. We hope the reader will experience increased autonomy and gain self-mastery skills through exercises that foster awareness and control. The cascading program is based upon uncovering, allowing, and encouraging the intrinsic drive toward integration, wholeness, and health. Each year many of our students report that practicing these skills has affected them deeply. The program offered them prag matic skills to master stress, set goals, and experience a deep change in their worldview and health. A number of them have said that this was the most useful course they had taken at San Francisco State University. The materials presented here are part of a course offered by the Institute for Holistic Healing Studies. It is also a requirement for a Holistic Health Minor and fulfills a part of the general education requirement for integrated and interdisci plinary learning. The development of this program at San Francisco State Uni versity is due to the foresight and courage of George Araki, Ph.D.

Just Keep Breathing At 44 He Died She Didn T

Author : Joan Scott Curtis
ISBN : 9781936449408
Genre : Family & Relationships
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My husband has AIDS. I miraculously don’t. How am I going to survive? …I try to keep from screaming, “Dennis, you can’t do this to me now. I left my family, my friends, my job, pulled the kids away from their school and friends—you can’t quit on us. You can’t.” Through clenched teeth, he controls his response, “Scott, I’m tired. I’m dying.” Dennis is walking away and does not sound tired; he sounds angry. “Have you not heard anything I’ve told you for the last twenty-three years? I love you; you are my life. Don’t you dare think I’m not dying here, too. You may be the one who gets buried, but I’m the one who has to figure out how to keep living. I’m dying, Dennis; I’m dying with you.” We stand there, energy spent, emotionally depleted, tears falling. I take him in my arms, and we hold on to each other as if we draw life’s breath from the other—because we do. He sits on the sofa, and I go find the Dallas phone book so I can call Restland, the place where we will bury his body. When Joan Scott Curtis was 43 years old, she found out her husband was dying of AIDS. He had been infected for thirteen years. She tested negative. None of this was possible. It was the mid 1990s. All the prejudices about AIDS are not supposed to exist anymore, but they do. Just Keep Breathing is the remarkable story about finding courage in small victories, on taking solace in helping others, and knowing that even though the major battle will be lost, the ability to live on with grace and dignity is what defines the war.

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