Breathing exercises may reduce stress, and increase focus, and emotional well-being, according to recent studies.
This type of breathing exercise consists of taking a deep breath, holding it for a few seconds, and then exhaling gently.
This exercise involves closing one nostril at a time and inhaling and exhaling through the other.
Inhale through your nose and exhale gently through pursed lips in this breathing practice.
One form, known as belly breathing, asks you to lie down, rest your hands on your upper chest and rib cage,
and exhale through pursed lips while tightening your stomach muscles.
This Japanese deep breathing technique involves leaning back, stretching your arms aloft, and inhaling and exhaling gently multiple times.
Breathing exercises relieve stress and relax by focusing on your breathing.