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Breathing Exercises for Stress Management

Here are some great breathing techniques to get you started.

Breathing Exercises for Stress Relief
Breathing exercises are often recommended as a stress relief too for good reason: breathing exercises are convenient, simple and effective. Learn more about breathing exercises and how you can use this stress relief tool to de-stress in under 5 minutes!

Relieve Stress With Visualization Breathing
Both visualization and breathing have been found to be great stress relief strategies. This simple, easy-to-learn technique combines the two for effective stress relief that works quickly.

Release Tension With Stress Relief Breathing
Breathing exercises are an ideal way to relieve stress in that they’re fast, simple, free, and can be performed by just about anyone. They can also be done anywhere and at virtually any time. This makes stress relief breathing exercises one of my most popular and convenient tension tamers. Learn how basic controlled breathing works.

How To Reduce Stress and Become More Centered With Simple Karate Breathing...
This simple Karate meditation is fast, but powerful. It combines breathing, which has been shown to have significant effects on the mind, the body and one’s moods, with simple meditation, to reduce stress and help you become more physically relaxed and mentally centered.

Yoga Three-Part Breathing Exercise
Here is a great breathing exercise from About’s Yoga Site. There are instructions for doing this simple exercise, along with links to more complicated types of breath work. This is a great stress-reliever, and can be done virtually anywhere. It can also be used in conjunction with other types of relaxation techniques.

Relaxation For The Rest Of Us
Here is a nice brief article for those who would like a simple explanation on how to do deep breathing exercises. Learn how to relax by ‘breathing up’, and how to watch your body for healthy changes.

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