Who else says the same…
Nov 9th, 2022 – Mindfulness Program Shown to Be as Effective as Antidepressant Drugs for Treating Anxiety Disorders  – A randomized clinical trial from Georgetown University Medical Center
Feb 4th, 2019 – Schools in England Introduce a New Subject: Mindfulness

May 17th, 2018 – The Doctor Who Gave Up Drugs – BBC Documentary by Dr Chris van Tulleken about a group of hyperactive children on ADHD medication who try meditation and breathing as an alternative treatment can be found on

Flemish Radio and Television (VRT): Seven tips to get through the lockdown in a healthy way –
Tip 5: Breathing, a powerful tool to quickly calm down, by Steven Laureys, neurologist and author of the “No-nonsense meditation book” | VRT NWS: news
VRT, Flemish National Public Service Broadcaster, VRT, explains the 5 reasons why training your breathing is important!

Studies have shown that kids who regularly practise breathing and mindfulness exercises are calmer and happier’ Learning to Breathe: A Mindfulness Curriculum for Adolescents to Cultivate Emotion Regulation, Attention, and Performance by Patricia C. Broderick

In addition to the 4000+ year old Eastern Medicine, a good summary of some Western scientific research can be found on

*How to use 4-7-8 breathing for anxiety

*How we breathe can affect our immune cells by Prof Dr Fahri Saatçioğlu from the Department of Biosciences at the University of Oslo, head of the Section for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, also researcher at the Division of Surgery and Cancer Medicine, Oslo University Hospital, Oslo, Norway

*The physiological effects of slow breathing in the healthy human:

*Stay Healthy at Home! WHO recommendation: Consider meditating and deep breathing exercises along with other relaxation techniques that can help to reduce stress

*WHO recommendation on relaxation techniques for pain management during labour : Relaxation techniques, including progressive muscle relaxation, breathing, music, mindfulness and other techniques, are recommended for healthy pregnant women requesting pain relief during labour, depending on a woman’s preferences

*Breathe to Heal | Max Strom | TEDxCapeMay


*Change Your Breath, Change Your Life | Lucas Rockwood | TEDxBarcelona

*The mechanics of respiration

*How is O2 exchanged with CO2 in our lungs (NL)?

*Breath of Life or mal-respiration and its effects upon the enjoyments & life of man by Geo Catline, 1864, Turner&Co. London: Free Online read/listen

*The biggest myths of the teenage brain