When your parasympathetic and sympathetic parts of the autonomic nervous system are out of sync, you may face difficulties responding to the stressors smoothly. In such a case, breathing practices are one of the best ways to improve your mental, physical, and emotional well-being.
To try Welltory breathing practices, choose the "Self-care" section at the bottom of the screen or in Menu. For your convenience, breathing practices have been divided by theme into 4 groups.
Breathing practices in the "Relieve stress" group can help you reduce your anxiety, minimize tension, and lower stress.
If you’re looking to relax, enjoy better sleep, or cope with insomnia, there’re several breathing practices in the "Sleep with stories" category you can try.
Whether you want to gain energy or boost your productivity, there are "Focus" breathing practices that may help you get rid of tension so you can concentrate on what you need to do.
We share our "Find balance" breathing practices to help you manage stress, clarify your thinking, harmonize your feelings and emotions, and enhance the connection between the mind and body.
If we notice that your body's systems are at odds with each other, we'll send you one of the breathing practices. All of them had proven their effectiveness after years of scientific research and studies.
Imagine you are a Wall Street stockbroker who makes a million-dollar investment decision. We'll notice that your body's stress response systems are working overtime and send you the breathing practice that can boost your focus and steer you clear of irrational decisions. Even a few minutes of mindful breathing can sync your systems back up so you can start thinking like a stock market high-roller again.
Or imagine that you are a long-haul traveler that has to give a talk at a conference. Yesterday you arrived in the city seven hours ahead of your biological clock, and today you found yourself in a zombie-state of jet lag. We'll see that you are having trouble kicking it into gear and send you a pick-me-up practice you need right now.
Besides, we can help you gain insight into your meditations and mindfulness practices. If we get your heart rate data collected by Apple Health or Google Fit, we'll show you how much this session helped lower your heart rate and cool down.