James Nestor

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The first step to improving your breathing is to become aware of it, says Aimee Hartley, yoga teacher and Transformational Breath coach. Photograph: iStock

Aimee Hartley, like most people, thought she knew how to breathe – she had, after all, been doing it all her life. She had also given it plenty of tho(...)

To clear congestion try this breathing exercise: Sit up straight, gently inhale and exhale through the nose, then pinch both nostrils shut. Shake your head up and down or from side to side until you feel the need to breathe. Take a slow breath in through the nose, or through pursed lips if the nose is still congested. Breathe calmly for 30 seconds to a minute and repeat five more times. Brown Bird Design

Breathe. We do it roughly 25,000 times a day, but until recently few of us gave much thought to this automatic bodily function. “If there’s(...)