If you’re feeling stressed, it can change the way you breathe. It can lead to quicker, less deep breathing, which can make you feel dizzy – and heighten your feelings of stress and anxiety.
Simple breathing exercises are a great way to calm down and take a moment to regather your thoughts if you’re feeling overwhelmed.
Try this abdominal breathing exercise to help you stay calm, wherever you are:
Practising this breathing exercise regularly can help to reduce stress. It will also encourage you to pay more attention to breathing during your daily life, helping you to recognise when your breathing is affected by stress.
Quote of the day
Breath is the link between mind and body.
Dan Brulé, breathwork pioneer