When you feel frazzled, wound up, completely overwhelmed with work and when stress becomes too much, this is the ideal opportunity to look at the way you are breathing.
You can use yoga breathing exercises to help you overcome your worries and anxieties, regain your focus, and recharge your batteries when work pressures are getting on top of you.
Relaxation Tip: When Stress becomes Too Much… Practice yoga breathing
Try this easy yoga breathing exercise anytime you feel overwhelmed and stressed:
- Stop what you are doing;
- Lower your shoulders and lengthen your neck;
- Take a slow steady deep breath in through your nose for a count of 1 … 2 … 3 …
- And slowly breathe out, through your nose, again for a count of 1 … 2 … 3 ….
- Repeat this breathing cycle for three to five rounds.