Deep Breathing from the Diaphragm
The following links demonstrate this technique:
Although each of these stress reduction techniques works very well alone, they are very effective when used in combination with one another. For example, deep breathing and progressive muscle relaxation are a good combination. Once you learn these methods of managing stress, you will find the best and most effective method and combination of methods for you. When you find which one or ones you like, it is recommended that you practice them every day so you can build the skill and make the exercise more effective for you.
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