Given the busy lifestyle that many of us live these days, I’m guessing that at some point during the week, you find yourself feeling a little frazzled and stressed. Yes? Keep reading.
Stress can wreak havoc on your body. It can lead to muscle tension, headaches, sleeplessness, elevated blood pressure, weight gain, digestive issues, and more.
When you find yourself feeling stressed and overwhelmed, give this simple breathing exercise a try. Practice this at least twice a day and you just might find yourself feeling some relief!
Stress-Relieving Breathing Exercise
Repeat this sequence of breaths 4 times:
- Blow all of your air out
- Inhale through your nose for 4 seconds
- Hold the breath for 7 seconds
- Blow out through your mouth for 8 seconds