Ask any Art of Living teacher how one acquires an unshakeable smile and you will get the simplest yet most profound knowledge: by using the breath. Is it really as easy as that? Let's discover!
Have you ever noticed breathing patterns change according to the feelings you are having? When you are angry, which rhythm does your breath assume? A series of shallow and short breaths. What about when you are relaxed and joyful? You take long, deep breaths. The obvious conclusion is that the breath is influenced by how we feel, but can our negative emotions be transformed by using the breath? Certainly.