By taking just a few moments to sit quietly and slow your breathing, you can promote relaxation and reduce stress. Deep breathing is a proven stress reliever, energizer and is also used to help manage pain. Slow, deep breathing sends a signal to your body to calm down and with practice, can alter the body’s stress response. It can be a powerful tool, and the best part is, it is quick and easy, and everything you need is right under your nose!
Sit quietly and take a few deep breaths. With each breath, remind yourself to allow tension and worry to slip away. Just smile, take a deep breath and let it go.
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