Purposeful Breathing is a practical, user-friendly guide to simple breathing skills that can rapidly reduce states you don't want and increase states you do want. For anyone suffering from anxiety, feeling calmer can happen in a breath or two. For anyone wanting to boost performance, the right breathing skills will help them to get into 'the zone'. The book also teaches breathing skills for longer term health and healing, informed by new discoveries from psychology and neuroscience.
About the author:
Dr Greg Smith has been a psychologist for more than 35 years. At different times, he has specialized in a wide variety of areas, including depression and anxiety in adults, working with survivors of trauma, working with children and adolescents, relationship counselling and family therapy. Greg has also taught various aspects of counselling and psychotherapy at post-graduate level for many years, and has conducted training workshops in brief and empowering approaches to therapy both nationally and internationally. He is also a qualified yoga teacher and, in recent years, has pursued particular interests in neuroscience, mind–body links, and mindfulness-based approaches to therapy.
Author: Dr Greg Smith