Do you ever feel short of breath or find yourself holding your breath? Can you feel stress and tension in your body? Of course, you do, you’re human and you’re living in the year 2020. In this episode, Trina interviews Melanie Connell a Physical Therapist and Nutritional Health Coach who shares the benefits of breathing properly and how we can become stress-resilient. This episode is both insightful and super practical as we discuss different breathing techniques that you can do any time and anyplace to calm your autonomic nervous system (learn how to go from fight/flight to rest and digest mode). Melanie, also, shares why carbon dioxide matters and teaches us how to test our carbon dioxide tolerance.
Melanie Connell has been a licensed Physical Therapist for 20 years with certifications in manual therapy and nutritional health coaching. She is the owner of Remedy Physical Therapy and Wellness and the author of the ebook How to Tame Your Sweet Tooth. Her mission is to provide a remedy for active females sidelined by persistent pain and injury.
She resides in Orange County California with her husband, two teenage boys, and GSP pup.
MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE:
Oxygen Advantage by Patrick McKeown
Breath by James Nestor
Melanie’s practical tools video to unwind you unwind during screen time.
Psalm 23:3 MSG
“True to your word, you let me catch my breath and send me in the right direction.”
“Then the LORD God formed a man from the dust of the ground and breathed into his nostrils the breath of life, and the man became a living being.”
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