Relaxation Exercises: Breathing Basics
Slow, calm, deep breathing can help us relax, manage stress, relieve anxiety and depression, and get a good night's sleep, among many other things. Breathing also helps quiet the mind in preparation for meditation.
So how do you use breathing as a way to unwind and relax? Let our recordings guide you and help you get started.
This breathing exercise can help you lift stress or switch from a difficult mood to a more positive one.
Finger Count Breathing
Finger count breathing is a good way to slow down and hit your internal “pause” button.
When we’re relaxed, air naturally flows deeper into our lungs. Practicing belly breathing can help you create these feelings of relaxation and calm.
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