In this episode of the Guide to Wellness Podcast, host Susannah and Licensed Acupuncturist Jack Schwem explore the art and science of breath, emphasizing its impact on overall well-being. They discuss “Chronic overbreathing” and offer practical tips for improving breath-holding capacity through the BOLT score. The episode introduces a three-phase breathing pattern popularized by Wim Hof, and they touch on the role of the vagus nerve in the mind-body connection. The hosts provide various breathing exercises for stress reduction and athletic performance improvement, while emphasizing safe practice. They also invite listeners to reach out for personalized healthcare at their clinic, sharing valuable insights with a wider audience.