Breathing-based meditation practices may be particularly beneficial for PTSD given that it is a stress disorder characterized by hyperarousal, autonomic dysfunction, negative affect, and difficulties with emotion regulation (American Psychiatric Association,2013; Sack, Hopper, & Lamprecht, 2004). Respiration and emotion are tightly coupled processes with bidirectional influence and breathing interventions have boosted emotion regulatory processes in healthy populations. They have also normalized parasympathetic activity in anxious populations not suffering from PTSD and in healthy populations with experimentally induced anxiety.
more=> PTSD Decreases with Meditation

The Growing Gender Divide Among Young People

The Growing Gender Divide Among Young People

In recent years, a significant gap has emerged between the political and social attitudes of young men and women in many developed countries. This divide is particularly pronounced when it comes to issues related to gender equality, feminism, and traditional gender...

The Unique Challenges of a WLW Breakup

The Unique Challenges of a WLW Breakup

A WLW (woman-loving-woman) breakup refers to the dissolution of a romantic relationship between two women or female-identifying individuals. While the emotional pain and upheaval of any breakup can be profound, WLW breakups often come with their own unique set of...

Share This
0:00
0:00