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Diaphragmatic Breathing and Stress

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Diaphragmatic Breathing and Stress

Breathing is the basis for both life and all relaxation activities. The simple practice of being more mindful of your breathing can help you relax. When you practice diaphragmatic breathing your mind slows down as you focus on your breathing and stop criticizing, analyzing, and worrying so much. The parts of your brain that control breathing are intimately related to the parts that control the stress response. Controlled, deep, even breathing facilitates relaxation. Rapid, shallow, irregular breathing disrupts relaxation. One of the main cues for understanding whether you are stressed is the...

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Tense, Tired, and Can’t Relax? Help is Just a Breath Away!

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Tense, Tired, and Can’t Relax? Help is Just a Breath Away!

Just breathe… One of the first signs that you are stressed is a change in your breathing. You’ve probably noticed that when you are stressed, your breathing becomes shallow and irregular, almost like panting. This happens because when you are stressed you only use a portion of your lungs. You tend to breathe with just the top third of your lungs. The rest of your lungs get squeezed out of the process and rob you of vital oxygen and energy.   This happens because when you are stressed, tension causes your diaphragm and the muscles in your abdomen to work against each other....

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