A Breathing Exercise that Relieves Anxiety

 

by Amanda Holstein

We all experience anxiety, some of us more than others. While for the most part, this stress is triggered psychologically, your body has a lot to do with it as well. Using your mind to take control of this stress is always a great solution, but sometimes your head can get so cloudy that you just can’t think. These moments are when you should turn to your physical body to help you out. Even though the anxiety is often mental, your body reacts to it as well, excreting hormones (like cortisol) or even making it difficult to breathe. When you just can’t get control of your mind in these stressful moments, turn to something you can control: your breath.

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