Take a deep breath in. Now let it out. You may notice a difference in how you feel already. Your breath is a powerful tool to ease stress and make you feel less anxious. Some simple breathing exercises can make a big difference if you make them part of your regular routine.
Tips to Remember
Choose a place to do your breathing exercise. It could be in your bed, on your living room floor, or in a comfortable chair.
Don't force it. This can make you feel more stressed.
Wear comfortable clothes.
Many breathing exercises take only a few minutes. When you have more time, you can do them for 10 minutes or more to get even greater benefits.
Benefits of Practicing Breathing Exercises Regularly
Lowered heart rate, lowered blood pressure, and improved circulation.
More energy to complete the tasks you are doing, while simultaneously lowering your heart rate and helping you to calm down.
The long exhalation that comes as a result of deep breathing tells the nervous system to calm down.
If you suffer from anxiety on a nearly daily basis, taking a few moments throughout the day to perform deep breathing exercises can be helpful.
The following videos teach breathing techniques and tell you about the benefits of these exercises.