Throughout the day, how often do you feel totally relaxed?
Nowadays, life gets busy...busy...busy... We sometimes find it hard to take breaks, take a minute to sit or even take a deep breath.
But....Taking a deep breath is exactly what we need everyday! So, here are 5 BREATHING EXERCISES to help clear your mind, energize the body and keep the stress away!
DEEP BREATHING - a full exchange of breath, with more oxygen entering the body, and more carbon dioxide exiting
THE 10-COUNT BREATH - Sit in a comfortable position, or lie down on your bed or the floor. Start breathing naturally, inhaling through your nose and exhaling through your mouth. Once you feel settled, begin to count your breaths, one for an inhale, two for an exhale, three for an inhale, and so on. Once you reach 10, start again at one for a total of three rounds.
THE 4, 7, 8 BREATH - Sit in an upright position with your back straight. Place the tip of your tongue against the ridge of tissue just behind your upper front teeth, and keep it there through the entire exercise. Close your mouth. Inhale through your nose for a count of four, hold your breath for a count of seven, and exhale completely through your mouth, making a whoosh sound for a count of eight. This is one breath. Begin again, and repeat the cycle three times, for a total of four breaths.
ALTERNATE NOSTRIL BREATHING - Sit comfortably with a straight spine. Place your left arm in your lap and bring your right hand up to your nose, resting the pointer and middle finger between your eyebrows. Close your right nostril with your thumb and inhale through the left nostril, slowly and calmly. Close your left nostril with your ring finger (both nostrils are closed), and hold the breath for two seconds. Release your right nostril and exhale all of the air. Inhale again through the right, close both nostrils, and exhale through the left. That’s one cycle. Continue this pattern for 5-10 cycles.
THE HUNDRED BREATHING - Take five sharp breaths in through the nose and five strong and short exhales through the mouth as you contract your abdominals. That equals one set of breath; continue for 10 sets.
Truly one of the best tools for relaxation, stress management and increasing energy is something that you’re already doing right now = breathing!
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