Self-Care Sunday - Breathe Deep!

Welcome To Self-Care Sunday!

 
This week I want to focus on what to do when you're feeling stressed or frazzled. Maybe you can’t focus on a project or something that has just thrown your day off and you need to quickly reset.
 
The quickest, most effective tactic is to just breathe. I know, it sounds so simple and you’ve heard it a million times. Some people even say, this doesn’t work for me but it is actually scientifically proven to get you out of fight or flight and get you into a more relaxed state super quick.
 
Here are a few different ways to do this:
 
Box Breathing - This is a technique used by navy seals and it’s my personal favorite. It’s the only one that calms me down when I’m super amped up. When I’m super anxious no other breathing method works for me and now this is what I use when I meditate.
You start by breathing in through your nose to four count, hold at the top for four count, exhale for four...
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Stop Stress and Overwhelm in Their Tracks with These Tools

You can't control everything going on in your life, but you can certainly control the way you react to the situations. Here are 3 ways to reduce overwhelm and stress that are pretty simple. This is just the tip of the iceberg. There are so many other things you can do to help with stress. You just need to find a few that work for you. These are my favorites!

1-Just Breathe

When I'm in a state of overwhelm or an extremely stressful situation, deep breathing is definitely the quickest fix for instant relief. It can really change almost any situation. Taking long deep breaths makes you feel the same way your body feels in a state of relaxation. It helps lower heart rate, blood pressure, and muscle tension.

For all those people who have kinda tried with no luck. I'm here to tell you it is scientifically proven to help you calm down. Slow deep belly breathing stimulates the parasympathetic nervous system, this is the one that calms us down. The opposite of the sympathetic nervous system...

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