Did you know that taking a deep breath to relax is actually counter-productive?

 
When we are more active, such as when we exercise, go up a flight of stairs or run for the bus, our breathing should increase. When we are relaxed—reading a book, watching TV or sleeping—our breathing goes down because our metabolism is slower.
Why do we find ourselves wanting to either take in a deep breath, […]

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