4 Breathing Exercises For Stress Relief

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Take a deep breath hold it, hold it, now let it out. Seventy five percent of Americans have reported experiencing at least one or more symptoms of stress. According to the American Institute of Stress says that breathing into your abdomen twenty to thirty minutes a day may actually help reduce stress. There are multiple breathing techniques so you can easily find one that works for you.

Key Takeaways:

  • Stress is inevitable and even a necessary part of life to some degree. But too much stress can stop you from living fully.
  • Seventy-five percent of Americans have experienced at least one symptom of stress in the past month, according to the Stress in America survey.
  • Deep breathing does more than help us relax; it’s been scientifically proven to improve wellness.

“As time goes on, integrate this gentle belly breathing into your daily life. Breathe while you are on the computer, walking, watching a movie or talking with a friend.”