Working Nights

A resource for improving the health and safety of shift workers since 1983

Take a breath and relax….

So begins an article by Sumathi Reddy published in the Wall Street Journal earlier this week. How many times have you been given or have you given that advice over the years? Did you know that behind that simple phrase is a complex series of psychological processes that calm the body, help control pain and slow the heart? According to doctors and psychologists, breathing and controlling your breath is one of the easiest ways to improve mental and physical health, without medication and equipment!

By training themselves to breathe more slowly and properly, shift workers may be able to achieve long term health benefits. Go to the Wall Street Journal to learn moreā€¦..

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Posted in All Posts and Emergency Services and Health and Health Care and Safety and Time Management 4 years, 7 months ago at 11:54 am.

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