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Do You Know How To Breathe To Calm Yourself & Diminish Stress?

The solution to stress lies within us. Nature has given us a defense mechanism with which to diminish the harmful effects of stress: breathing. It’s incredible but we have become so “civilized” that we have to relearn how to breath properly.

Our emotional well being is directly linked to the rhythmic flow of our breathing.

The breathing of a person who is upset is rapid and shallow, and it’s localized in the chest. The breathing of a relaxed person sinks to the abdomen.

Since emotions are directly linked to the breath, a good way to calm ourselves is by regulating our breathing. There are different types of breathing practices that can be done to diminish agitation, stop thoughts or to just simply induce a feeling of calmness…

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