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      12-08-2017, 10:57 AM   #8
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If you are coming to the alternative side, don't discount the value of learning some stuff from yoga. Maybe what radiofrequency posted will work better, but he points to the mental side of it. Yoga can teach you some tools to control breathing, and asana practice, when done just near your limits, requires so much mental attention to the physical, you don't have time for depressed thoughts.

The toughest part of all this, you seem to already be dealing with: the first step in a new direction.

Breathing is my favorite part I learned. As an example, now that the unheated pool is down to the 50s, I do a series of 3-minute plunges, along with either sauna or Jacuzzi alternating. I'm now able to reduce my respiration to about 2/min. Slowing down forces you to pay attention to the internal life force.
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