TAKE A BREATHER
4 Breathing exercises to ease away anxiety
These are challenging times for South Africans. Faced with the third wave in the fight against Covid-19, and an adjusted level-4 lockdown, many of us are feeling stressed and anxious because of the high levels of uncertainty we experience in our daily lives.
Breathing deeply and breathing exercises can help reduce the anxiety you may be feeling:
Feel the stresses of the day melt away as you concentrate on the now:
In yoga this type of breathing is often used for relieving anxiety:
Slow down and calm down:
Breathe out your stress, breathe in the calm, and reduce anxiety
Deep breathing can help you focus, it can also help you go to sleep. Whichever way you look at it, doing a bit of breath work can ease away the anxiety you may be feeling at the moment. Learn to relax and keep exercising regularly to boost your immune system.