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  • James Nestor

    Brought to you by Penguin. Narrated by James Nestor. THE INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER 'Who would have thought something as simple as changing the way we breathe could be so revolutionary for our health, from snoring to allergies to immunity? A fascinating book, full of dazzling revelations' Dr Rangan Chatterjee No matter what you eat, how much you exercise, how skinny or young or wise you are, none of it matters if you're not breathing properly. There is nothing more essential to our health and wellbeing than breathing: take air in, let it out, repeat 25,000 times a day. Yet, as a species, humans have lost the ability to breathe correctly, with grave consequences. Journalist James...read more

  • James Nestor

    A New York Times Bestseller A Washington Post Notable Nonfiction Book of 2020 Named a Best Book of 2020 by NPR   “A fascinating scientific, cultural, spiritual and evolutionary history of the way humans breathe—and how we’ve all been doing it wrong for a long, long time.” —Elizabeth Gilbert, author of Big Magic and Eat Pray Love No matter what you eat, how much you exercise, how skinny or young or wise you are, none of it matters if you’re not breathing properly. There is nothing more essential to our health and well-being than breathing: take air in, let it out, repeat twenty-five thousand times a day. Yet, as a species, humans have...read more

  • James Nestor

    A New York Times Bestseller A Washington Post Notable Nonfiction Book of 2020 An Amazon Best Science Book of 2020 “Breath” is not merely an audiobook about our most basic biological function. It turns the conventional wisdom about breathing and explains how the billions of molecules getting into our body with each inhale become the building blocks for our bones, muscles, blood, brain, and organs, and how all these minor changes work upon our health and mood. James Nestor – a journalist and researcher – tells a fascinating story about experimenting with his own breath and shares many practices he has tried. The author traveled the world to scientifically test common...read more