Breathing is Underrated!
November 26, 2007
Well folks, it’s upon us once again - the holiday season! Busy work schedules, parties, shopping, travel, family gatherings, and for most of us a bit more stress than we’re used to.
To help make your holiday season a bit more pleasant, I thought I’d pass along this quick and easy stress-buster tip about breathing. One of the first things that happens to us when we get stressed is that our breathing becomes more shallow. You’d be amazed at just how much better you’ll fell after only 60 seconds of proper deep breathing. Here’s some helpful tips on proper breathing from the Ririan Project - give it a try:
“The way most people breathe does not maximize the amount of oxygen one inhales, nor does it expel the right amount of waste gases. Here’s how you should be breathing if you want to achieve the best results:
If you’re serious about making the technique a habit, grab a sticky and write the word “breathe” on it. Then attach it to your monitor as a reminder.