Breathing Through Menopause: Unveiling the Transformative Power of Breathwork

Tian Howell
11 Jan 2022
5 min read

Ladies, if menopause has you feeling like you're caught in a whirlwind of hot flashes, mood swings, and sleepless nights, I have a secret to share that might just be the breath of fresh air you need: breathwork! Ah, yes, you heard it right. Transformative breathwork might just be the magic wand you've been searching for in this rollercoaster ride called menopause.

While meditation might sometimes feel like a challenge during this transformative phase, breathwork is like a trusty sidekick, easier to embrace and just as effective in bringing calm and balance to your life. Unlike meditation, where a wandering mind might get in the way, breathwork is a bit more active and can be harnessed in shorter bursts, making it ideal for the menopausal whirlwind.

Breathwork is not just about inhaling and exhaling; it's a powerful tool that taps into the body's natural rhythm, offering a wide array of benefits specifically tailored for the menopausal journey. It can help alleviate anxiety, reduce stress, and even aid in managing those dreaded hot flashes and night sweats. Think of it as a soothing fan on the fiery flames of menopausal symptoms!

Now, here's the nifty part: the breathwork techniques aren't just limited to long, intricate sessions. You can harness its power in short bursts, like a magician performing quick tricks to transform your day. A mere two-minute breathwork exercise can revitalize your energy levels, making you feel like you've just had an empowering cup of coffee (minus the caffeine!). Imagine being your own Energizer bunny, going and going!

On the flip side, when sleep seems as elusive as a magical unicorn, a seven-minute breathwork routine can lull you into a slumber more peaceful than a cat on a sunlit window sill. It's like your own lullaby, guiding you gently into dreamland.

Breathwork during menopause is your best friend, your knight in shining armor, and your soothing spa day, all rolled into one. It's not about emptying the mind but rather filling your body with revitalizing energy or calming it down for a restful night's sleep.

The beauty of breathwork lies in its simplicity. It’s like a secret dance move—once you get the hang of it, you'll wonder how you ever lived without it! So, wave goodbye to the days of feeling like a candle burning at both ends and say hello to the tranquility that breathwork can bring to your life.

Meditation might be like trying to catch a cloud, but breathwork is like riding a bicycle—once you find your balance, there's no stopping you! Embrace the power of breathwork and let it be your steadfast companion through the maze of menopause. Your body, mind, and spirit will thank you for it!

Tian Howell
Founder of Librium London