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People Are Savagely Calling Out An NYT Article That Has Only Just Confirmed Deep Breathing Is Good

The word you're looking for is yoga. And we already know it's good.

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On April 5, The New York Times published an article that states scientists have just discovered that deep breathing is a calming and healthy activity for human beings.

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The article, titled "Why Deep Breathing May Keep Us Calm", describes how a group of research scientists at Stanford, U.C.L.A and other universities conducted a study on mice that confirmed the fact that deep breathing is a good reliever of stress, anxiety and results in better general health.

This is all well and good, buuttttt this new ~discovery~ is something Indians have known for years. Deep breathing is an integral part of yoga, and well, everyone has been doing that for decades in order to live a healthier life.

Andre Borges is a social news reporter for BuzzFeed and is based in Mumbai.

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