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Find Stress Relief

 

There are many way to help reduce your stress-related anxieties. On this page you'll find a list of suggested techniques, exercises, and activities that can help you reduce your stress levels*. What might work for one person may not work for you, feel free to try a few and find one that suits your needs!

*Disclaimer this is not a substitute for medical advice and is for information purposes only. 

 

 

Breathing

"Box breathing, also known as square breathing, is a technique used when taking slow, deep breaths. It can heighten performance and concentration while also being a powerful stress reliever. This technique can be beneficial to anyone, especially those who want to meditate or reduce stress."  Source: Healthline.com

1. Inhale as the figure expands

2. Hold your breath

3. Exhale as the figure shrinks

4. Hold your breath

Repeat

For this and more information visit https://www.healthline.com/health/box-breathing#slowly-exhalehttps://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/321805#why-breath-is-vital-to-health or Google search box breathing for more guidance.

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