Breathing exercises, known as pranayama form an essential part of yogic practices. There is a saying in yoga that it is not the number of years lived which determines the length of your life, but the number of breaths taken!
We are also living in a world where in medication, exercises and other extracurricular activities can help us reduce stress. Perhaps, the need of the hour is to curb our stress down. It is absolutely an easy task to de-stress from the daily grind of a hectic schedule. There are plethora of options on de-stressing.