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Exploring and discussing a variety of relationship topics and issues for people in all kinds of relationships; including partnerships, family, friends, co-workers, neighbors, roommates and more.

Sep 17, 2019

Al Bailey is the owner of Breathe About Life, a healing center where people find inner healing through massage, breathwork, life coaching, and walking meditation. As a licensed massage and body therapist and healing practitioner, Al has been helping people for nearly three decades. Some of the healing techniques he learned in Beijing, China he also incorporates in his practices in North Carolina.


Al joins me today to share how the breath you take can improve your relationships. We discuss the importance of breathing and how taking deep breaths allows you to be more present, authentic, and grounded in your relationships. We discuss techniques you can use to decrease stress and anxiety. We also discuss how deep breathing exercises can help you overcome physical and emotional pain as well as help you see situations clearly and be less reactive in your response. 


“Allowing the breath to flow when we’re experiencing something allows us to move through and just see the clarity.” - Al Bailey


This week on Relationships! Let’s Talk About It:


  • How relationships change when people focus on healthier breathing.
  • How deep breathing can cause a person to respond instead of reacting.
  • The chain reaction that happens when you choose to focus on your breathing while under tension.
  • How to release yourself from the grip of an unpleasant memory.
  • The accident that led him to study the importance of how we breathe.
  • What it means to “return the mind back to the breath” and how to do it.
  • Why you should take note of your most recent thoughts when you catch yourself holding your breath.
  • The significance of nature’s rhythm in a person’s well-being.
  • How to reset everything through your breathing.
  • What to do when you’re caught up in self-talk.
  • Why the voice changes in response to breathing.
  • The three interconnected minds that help us understand ourselves.
  • How breathwork helps with physical and emotional pain.
  • The best time to practice healthy breathing.
  • How to replace the old habits of shallow breathing.


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