This article was not about global news.
Or how we might be on the verge of a new war.
Or about Brexit, or even elections.
But this article quickened the pulse, fired the imagination, sent a wave of warmth and vitality through every cell of the body.
For that august temple of wisdom, that institution of ethical rectitude, that compelling publication of political sagacity, devoured worldwide by the most astute, the most creative, the most serious, learned, practised minds in the matter of worldly affairs, had published an article on the effects, the practical aspects, and the certified scientific effects of breathing.
The benefits of breathing.
The dangers, real and present, of poor breathing.
Famous names who are tribute a fair degree of their success to learning how to breathe well.
Mayo Clinic recommendations for learning to breathe well.
How poor breathing can run you down, make you sick, burn you out.
How good breathing patterns can improve your ability to focus, banish stress, calm the nervous system.
How breathing well can turn stress to energy, soothe the nervous system, revitalise every cell in your body.
But it’s not news to you is it?
Breathing. Just do it. (See attached).
PS...I originally thought it had been in the Financial Times; my mistake.