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Deep Breathing

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  1. AngelaMc

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    :)Lately I have been practicing Deep Breathing to relieve stress. I have to say it has helped tremendously. I never really new the benefits of it until I tried it. Not only does it relieves stress,it lowers your blood pressure, strengthens your abdominal muscles, releases toxins from your body, promotes good blood flow, and gives you a better nights sleep.:)

    :happy:Does anyone else do Deep Breathing exercises? Are they helpful in relieving your stress and anxiety? If not try it at least once, you will be surprised how you will feel afterward. Here is a very helpful video link on How to do Deep Breathing. I hope it's helpful.
     
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    Yes, I do! It works fantastically. When I was going through therapy years ago, I used to have panic attacks. My shrink told me that it was because when the trigger happens, unbeknown to us, we start to shallow breathe. This means that air is not being pumped around our body. What happens next is that our hearts pump that little bit harder to get the air around. Deep breathing helps. Even if you are not having a panic attack deep breathing exercises are good to do. They help relax us and make us calmer.

    When I lived in Egypt, I did a breathing exercise for forty-five minutes until the phone rang. It was my ex Husband. The effect of the breathing exercise made me giggle. I couldn't stop giggling and ended up roaring with laughter on the phone and he thought I was quite mad!

    I am a huge fan of breathing techniques and subliminal messages as well. Subliminals work for me too. There are subliminal for everything. I like the ones that have the binaural beats and theta waves added to them as they really make me vibrate at a different, more positive frequency.
     
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    I'm glad deep breathing works for you also. I've never heard of subliminals, I will definitely have to research it.
     
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    It is remembering to do it for me. I do something for a few days then forget for a few weeks. I've found some really great videos on Youtube that I've found really does work for me. Vortex success is a good channel. He has done some subliminal videos for anxiety and stress relief and trauma recovery too. Free subliminal's channel is also a good channel for anti-procrastination subliminal's which I found very useful. I listen to it for a couple of days and guaranteed I will start to clean my house and do the necessary things that I put off if I listen to them. If you try them, let me know if you do have a positive effect. I can promise you, though, that you would never have a negative effect from listening to them at all. Good luck!
     
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    Thank you @janemariesayed I am definitely going to check these out and I will let you know what I think. I hope it gives me the same positive effect as it gave you.:)
     
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    Looking forward to seeing if it helps you at all. They say that you have to do these for 90 days or a certain length of time. I have only done them for a day or so at a time and have had an effect. Yet, I think if I were to do them religiously each and every day I would have a much stronger effect. It works by making your own vibration vibrate at the same frequency as the vibrations in the video. I can't wait to hear how you get on. :happy:
     
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    :D:D I know about it, I've read about it, doctors have told me to do it, but for some reason I just don't do it. Even when I try, I get a little light-headed. I'm probably not even doing it right. I probably breathe in deeply, but too fast....and that's because I do everything too fast. Oh, and there's another reason I don't get into deep breathing. I have major OCD when it comes to trying to sleep at night, and sometimes my mind likes to play the "breathing game" as I like to call it. I can't stop paying attention to every breath I take, and then I can't fall asleep! It's a terrible, nasty little game that my mind likes to play when I'm under extreme stress (or even when I'm a little bored.) :mad:

    *But if it works for you, I say GO FOR IT. :) Whatever works.
     
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