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The Effectiveness Of Breathing

When we are in a highly stressed state, no amount of ‘talking’ can calm us down as our brain's prefrontal cortex region is impaired at those moments.

Breathing regulates our emotions like stress, anxiety and anger, and helps us regain control of our mind.

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Breathing exercises are an ancient and time-tested technique to reduce stress, manage negative emotions and help with many other ailments.

  • The most common and effective breathing exercise is to breathe in (inhale) for four seconds and then breathe out(exhale) for about eight seconds, for a few minutes. Lengthening our exhales reduces agitations, calming us down.
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