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Try this Breathing techniques to relax your body when Stressed

This breathing technique will help relieve that stress, anxiety, and fear. If you're pregnant, stressed, or nursing a baby, this is one secret tip I'm whispering to your ears, read and practice this, then thank me later.

Deep breathing is a simple way to relax and let your worries fade away. You can do it anywhere, and it only takes a few minutes to do.

It is also called the belly, diaphragmatic and abdominal breathing.

What are the advantages? It helps to ease your stress. Lowers your blood pressure and relaxes tense muscles after a hectic day. When you learn healthy ways to relax, it can be easier to avoid unhealthy lifestyle choices.

 Stress makes it harder to make healthy choices like selecting good foods or finding the strength to exercise. When you’re relaxed, you can be more mindful and intentional about the choices you make.

There are lots of guides, use this particular guide to learn how to blow away your stress, then teach your family and friends how to manage stress in a helpful way. Everyone can gain from a little calming, healthy relaxation technique.

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Find a comfy, quiet place to sit or lie down, it can be your bedroom or any cool place. If you're sitting, keep your back straight and your feet flat on the floor. You can choose to close your eyes.

Gently place one hand on your belly, just below your ribs. Then, place the other hand on your chest.

Now take a slow, gradual deep breath through your nose. Pay attention as your belly rises up under your hand.

Try to hold your breath, pause for a second or two.

Gradually breathe out through your mouth. Also, try to observe as the hand on your belly goes in with each breath.

Continue to do this several times until you have a calming relief.

As you inhale, imagine that the air you're breathing is trying to relax and calm your body. As you try to breathe out, imagine that your breath is moving off stress and tension.

Try to deep breathe for a few minutes or until you feel relaxed and less stressed. With time, you can gradually work your way up to 15-20 minutes.

Just imagine that each breath is sending away stress, and you may get the relief you desire.

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