Breathing exercises for anxiety is an easy way to counter the anxiety after hours of work, emotional stress, tension and nervousness. Combine with other techniques such as self-massage and acupressure, it can overcome your anxiety faster without any side effects.
For many years, breathing exercises for anxiety believed has correlated with emotional condition. When you feel anger, nervous, anxious or under pressure your breathing becomes quicken compare to normal situation. When some one in relax or calm situation his/her breathing become calm, slow and rhythmical. By practicing regularly in breathing technique, your mind and emotional can be stable.
This simple technique can become your simple ways to reach “inner calm” especially during the anxiety attack. It will reduce the level of the tension immediately. Also it can stir you away from any negative energy of thinking that may occur during the stress or depression attack. This will give you a full of consciousness in facing the attack rather than become passive victim.
This is a very easy and inexpensive ways to flush out your anxiety. Once the attack comes, just stop your routine activity, find a proper place and do some breath exercise and let your emotion calm just like the tide on the ocean which gradually calming, eliminate all of negative energy and replace it with positive energy from your inner peace. You can try to do these techniques just like at below:
One of simple breathing exercises for anxiety
Four-Seven-Eight breathing technique – It best done sitting but if you prefer to chose it by standing then it’s just fine. Sit calmly on a chair. Put your back straight with hand placing comfortably on your thighs or lap. Once you feel inert, eyes straight forward and then close your eyes slightly.
Focus on your breath. Use your nose to inhale the air and mouth to exhale the air. Commence to inhale the air slowly in 4 seconds, fill your lung with the fresh air, imagines that you inhale a bunch of energy and put trough in your body. Hold your breath for 7 seconds and slowly exhale the air for 8 seconds.
When you exhale, try to loosing your tension and anxiety. Do the cycle for 10-12 round a session and build up to 25-30 cycles a day for refreshment mind and body or you can do one of these breathing exercises for anxiety whenever you think that you need it