Guest: James Nestor, Journalist, Author of “Breath: The New Science of a Lost Art” 

It’s the kind of thing you take for granted until it’s gone. Today you will do it about 25,000 times and won’t give it a moment’s thought – unless you have a condition like asthma, in which case you probably think about breathing a lot. The rest of us would do well to spend more time thinking about it, because a lot of us are doing it wrong and suffering consequences without even realizing it. The breath you just took – was it through your mouth, or your nose?

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