Countdown to the New Millennium: How Many Breaths Do You Have Left?

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afterword winter 1999If you thought focusing on your breath to the count of ten was hard, consider the roughly 770,000 breaths you have left from Thanksgiving Day until the end of the millennium. Here’s how many breaths you can expect to take depending on what you’re doing: A person breathes on average 15 times a minute, 900 times in an hour, 21,600 times a day - that’s 151,200 breaths drawn in a week. If you practice meditation all week, or… If you thought focusing on your breath to the count of ten was hard, consider the roughly 770,000 breaths you have left from Thanksgiving Day until the end of the millennium.

Here’s how many breaths you can expect to take depending on what you’re doing:

A person breathes on average 15 times a minute, 900 times in an hour, 21,600 times a day - that’s 151,200 breaths drawn in a week.

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