Air is important.
Clean, fresh air is vitally important.
Of course, we need oxygen to breathe but the quality of air makes a difference in how burdened our bodies will be by toxins in our environment. Burning candles, even organic candles, emits hazardous chemicals. Cleaning supplies and air fresheners do the same. Smoking, chemicals used in the workplace, emissions from vehicles, etc., the fight to breathe clean air is real.
There are things you can do that will help. Switch to natural products for cleaning and deodorizing, avoid smoke, wear protective gear in the workplace when you're able. Open windows to allow fresh air in. Use an air purifier. Set out air-purifying plants, like the Boston Fern or a Peach Lilly.
How to Breathe
Be sure you're breathing deeply throughout the day. Diaphragmatic breathing increases oxygenation in the body. Men have 30% more muscle mass than women so they have an even higher metabolic demand for oxygen. Here's what diaphragmatic breathing looks like:
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