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a: Breathing ~
b: a thin thread

What:

"Breathing is like a thin thread that can become strong and powerful and be an excellent tool to help us handle situations that otherwise could seem impossible. "


Useful?
Writer: Ulrica Norberg
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Date: Jul 22 2015 4:28 PM



a: breathing ~
b: fax to your nervous system

What:

Think about the many times you've heard someone say "Now just take a couple of deep breaths and relax." Well, it really works! Yogic breathing is like sending a fax to your nervous system with the message to relax.


Useful?
Writer: Not Stated
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Date: Jul 22 2015 4:30 PM



a: breathing ~
b: steering wheel

What:

"For him, breathing is like the steering wheel of a car."


Useful?
Writer: Paul Harvey
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Date: Jul 22 2015 4:32 PM



a: breathing ~
b: discovering "right click."

What:

"Discovering core breathing is like having had a PC for years and suddenly discovering "right click." There it is; you've never thought about it; and discovering it makes your use of the machine so much more efficient."


Useful?
Writer: Dr. Jonathan Kuttner
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Date: Jul 22 2015 4:35 PM



a: breathing ~
b: a language

What:

"It takes courage to live a unique life, an inspired life. It requires that you turn to your own inner truth. That inner truth can be reflected and expressed through every breath you take. Breathing is like a language: the language of the soul.."


Useful?
Writer: Dan Brule
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Date: Jul 22 2015 4:38 PM



a: breathing ~
b: re-establish my zero

What:

"Breathing is like taking 25 minutes a day to re-establish my zero. Things change to some degree every day in my life. When I do my breathing it lets me calm down enough to assess my person and maybe relieves just a little bit of those otherwise influential factors. "


Useful?
Writer: Mike Masse, Wisconsin National Guard
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Date: Jul 22 2015 4:40 PM



a: breathing ~
b: a loving mother

What:

"Mindful breathing is like a loving mother holding her sick baby in her arms saying, "Don't worry, I'll take good care of you, just rest. "


Useful?
Writer: Thich Nhat Hanh
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Date: Jul 22 2015 4:42 PM



a: Breathing Passages ~
b: booby traps

What:

"Breathing Passages are like booby traps. Hairs and cilia trap the pathogens, and sneezing pushes them out of the body."


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Writer: Not Stated
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Date: May 28 2017 10:19 PM



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