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From road rage to Black Friday brawls, even adults occasionally struggle with regulating their emotions. After all, the world can be a stressful, confusing and overwhelming place. Now imagine being a toddler faced with the same challenges, except your brain lacks the ability to help you calm these unpleasant feelings.
As humans transition from infancy to adulthood, we go through many milestones, including the development of self-awareness and the ability to self-regulate emotions. Caregivers...
" are are you doing what I ew, are you Are you picking your nose? AAAAAAAH!"
This might be the reaction you get along with fits of giggles from kids learning a powerful, albeit funny-looking, ancient yogic breathing exercise. It's a great thing that kids find this technique fun(ny) as it encourages them to engage in mindful breathing.
What is it?
In Sanskrit, this technique is called Nadi Shodhan Pranayama (nadi = energy channel;...