You don’t have to dedicate a huge chunk of time to meditation. You can get stress relief with just ten deep breaths. To do it, sit down in a quiet place, close your eyes and breathe in slowly. Picture the air coming in through the nose and circling to the back of your throat. Exhale through your nose. This practice slows down and relaxes your nervous system.
Ten Deep Breaths
Mindfulness, a mental state of relaxed awareness of the present moment, marked by openness and curiosity toward your feelings rather than judgments of them, is a powerful tool for experiencing happiness when practiced regularly. (See “Ten Deep Breaths“) If you can bring mindfulness to bear […]
What’s the big deal about breathing? We do it all the time, right? Yes and no. Pranayama, or the yogic art of breath control, focuses on breathing consciously.It means treating the breath like another yoga pose. According to B.K.S. Iyangar, on e of the great […]