Take a few deep breaths and after your last inhalation do to fast exhalations each followed by a short inhalation using the nose to inhale and exhale

Repeat this step twice. With each exhalation, which lasts only for half a second, pull in your abdomen.

If you're contracting your facial or shoulder muscles during kapala-bhati, you're not practicing correctly. Remember to stay relaxed and let the abdominal muscles do most of the work.

I've got the whole world in my breath

According to Yoga, everyone is interconnected and part of the same single reality. You can make this abstract fact more concrete and personal when you consider the breath. Each breath you take contains about ten sextillion atoms, which is the number 1 followed by 22 zeros. Multiply this by 6 billion people and by roughly 21,000 exhalations per day. Every time you take a breath, you inhale an average of one atom from the exhaled atoms in the atmosphere. Upon exhalation, you contribute to the collective store of exhaled breaths. Therefore, you're literally sharing other people's breaths and life energies, and they are sharing yours.

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