15-Second Stress Reliever

Whenever you feel yourself stressed or overwhelmed, try this simple technique I learned from a stress management counselor.

Take a deep breath in slowly for 5 seconds, hold for 5 seconds and then exhale for 5 seconds.  Do this 4 times, totaling one minute.

When you are under pressure at work, it may feel like you can’t even spare a minute. But when you change your breath, you change your physiology. When you change your physiology, you really will feel better.  And feeling better leads to increased concentration, renewed energy and greater output!

Posted on October 7, 2015

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