Tracey Stover

Turn Off the Stress, Breathe Deeply
Health Matters

Turn Off the Stress, Breathe Deeply

After two years of pandemic stress, lockdowns, and mask wearing, most people are breathing shallow, contracted breaths. This is what happens under extreme stress. Pre-pandemic, the average person accessed 20-40% of their breath capacity, depending on whether they held trauma or were managing daily life stressors. Can you imagine what it is like now? It…