How Breathwork and Meditation Can Help Counter Feelings of Loneliness and Isolation

You're reading How Breathwork and Meditation Can Help Counter Feelings of Loneliness and Isolation, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If you're enjoying this, please visit our site for more inspirational articles. It seems we are in the middle of a new epidemic, one rooted in feelings of loneliness and isolation. Up to 47 percent of Americans report feeling lonely, double the number from a decade ago. When Cigna and Ipsos surveyed 20,000 U.S. adults 18 and older, 40 percent reported feeling alone and 47 percent said they felt left out. What’s going on here? Why are so many of us disconnected from others, leading to feelings of loneliness and isolation? Where does this disconnect originate? Social media isn’t the culprit, and neither is the workplace, although they certainly play a role. In truth, the disconnect stems from within ourselves. When we’re not connected with our self, we will feel disconnected from others. Think about it like your Wi-Fi—when the router is not working, the whole network goes down and nobody can connect. To connect with others, you must be connected with yourself and to do that, you need to know how to bring all seven layers of your existence into alignment. That’s right, you don’t just exist at one level! You are made up of seven distinct layers, each one more subtle and powerful than the next: body, breath, mind, intellect, memory, ego, and self. Through breathwork and med...
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