The Wellness Project: Using the Breath in Stress Management

Welcome to the Wellness Project where you will be taken on a journey to increase your knowledge and understanding of the mind-body connection and create a wellness plan that works for you. 

What will I get out of the course?

We are not here to tell you to just breathe and it will be okay. Yes, learning to breathe efficiently is important, but it is only a piece of the puzzle. Our goal is to help you recognize what mental health and wellness really is, when it’s time to reach out for help, and to reduce the stigma of mental health and mental health treatment from both the individual and organizational levels to create more compassionate and supportive home and working environments. We hope you will join us on this journey.  

Why does this matter?

Impact of Stress

  • According to an August 2020 CDC report 40.9% of respondents reported at least one adverse mental health symptom (Czeisler MÉ et al., 2020).
  • 55% of Americans are stressed during the day. (Gallup, 2018)
  • Stress increases blood pressure leading to heart disease and decreases the immune response leading to increased colds and infections. (Harvard Health Publishing, 2020)

Benefits of a Wellness Program

  • "Brief vagal breathing patterns reliably increase HRV [heart rate variability] and improve decision-making." (De Couk et al, 2019)
  • Breathing exercises reduces the production of harmful stress hormones and train the body’s reaction to stressful situations. (Cuda, 2010)
  • “Deep breathing is not only relaxing, it's been scientifically proven to affect the heart, the brain, digestion, the immune system -- and maybe even the expression of genes.” (Cuda, 2010)

Who is this course for?

This program is sophisticated enough for mental health professionals, and practical enough for everyone!

Individuals - use our tools to learn more about yourself and embark on a wellness journey!

Agency Discounts Available!

Includes access to a company portal to track employee progress. 

Great for use by staff with clients in individual and group sessions!

Take advantage of the program with all of the Employer perks!

This program is not intended to diagnose or treat any condition. This program provides education and tools intended to improve overall wellbeing.

If you or someone you know might be at risk of suicide, there is help. Call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 800-273-8255, text a crisis counselor at 741741, or visit