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Breathe your way through anxiety and stress

When worries come your way, a simple technique called "box breathing" may help you relax and de-stress. It helps to find a quiet place to sit. But you can do this anywhere, whenever you need it.

Let’s breathe

Breathe in for 4.

Hold for 4.

Breathe out for 4.

Hold for 4.

Repeat until you feel calmer.

Sources: HelpGuideNational Alliance on Mental Illness

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Reviewed 10/18/2021

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