Lets make this short. We all experience stress, in a variety of situations. But what to do about it if we can’t leave the situation? In Yoga, Athletics and Meditation is a great focus on the breath with a variety of different approaches, so next time you feel like the world is crushing over you, try this fast and effective tool.
Take a step back, close your eyes, breath in through your nose and slowly count until 4. Hold your breath for a second and then let it all flow back out through your nose while counting to 6. Repeat it. In 1-2-3-4. Holding. Out 5-6-7-8-9-10. Keep your focus on your breath during it and try to repeat at least 6 times in a row, so you have a good full minute.
Do it when you are already loosing your shit or doing it to prevent so, by just adding that mindful minute to each hour. Real simple. Real fast. Take care of yourself first.