How to Use the 4-7-8 Breathing Technique to Reduce Stress

Why is breath so important? Breath is readily available as a focal point during meditative practice and is a handy measure of your state of mind. Lowering our breathing rate helps lower anxiety, reduce stress and makes it easier to sleep.

Breathing exercises are one of the core tenets of mindfulness. In this article, we are going to describe a breathing technique called 4-7-8 breathing, which you can use to quickly tap into the power of controlled breathing and its health benefits. Read more

Panic Attack Help For Sufferers: How To Recognize and Manage a Panic Attack

Have you ever experienced a dramatic physical expression of anxiety? Symptoms might include trouble breathing, chest pain, racing heartbeat, and blurred vision. This is a panic attack. Read more

How to Use Exercise To Help Reduce Anxiety

Trying to find ways to manage your anxiety can be hard. When you are in the middle of periods of high anxiety, trying to set your fears aside long enough to find something that helps can be as difficult as giving a presentation at school or work. There are many ways to treat anxiety, but sometimes those treatments can have complications.

For some, the side effects of medication makes them think twice about even giving them a try. However, these aren’t the only anxiety treatments available. In fact, many studies show that exercise can be just as effective as medication. Exercise is easier for many people to get into, and has many benefits that will help reduce your overall anxiety levels. Read on to discover some of the downsides of current anxiety treatments, as well as how exercise can help you avoid those downsides.

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