BOOKCLUB: Breath, by James Nestor

BOOKCLUB: Breath, by James Nestor

At some point, I became aware that the main benefit I received from yoga was the breathing. The Ujayii – the champion’s breath – is my favorite. I do it most of the day, especially when working on tasks. I’ve wondered if this is the most important thing I’ve learned in my practice. James Nestor seems to have had a similar question as is evident by his 2020 offering Breath: The New Science of a Lost Art.

BOOKCLUB: Dopamine Nation, by Anna Lembke

BOOKCLUB: Dopamine Nation, by Anna Lembke

The understanding of the neurotransmitter dopamine has suffered from a shallow comprehension. We understood it in the context of getting a “dopamine hit” for taking part in behavior. In her new book, Dopamine Nation, Lembke offers new information deepening our understanding of the nuanced functioning of this neurotransmitter

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