Each workweek seems to start with an electronic barrage of emails, text messages and online posts. This added stimuli can scatter our attention, making it difficult to concentrate. With practice, however, you can learn to improve your focus and tune out distractions. Use this breathing exercise to help center your concentration.
Engaging in deep abdominal breathing can counteract many of the body’s physical reactions to stress. This Monday and whenever you feel stressed, breath in and out to our brand new animated breathing graphics to help you feel instantly better and lower your stress levels!
Deep breathing can help you relax. Time your breath to these animated breathing graphics and notice how much better you feel afterwards.
Passive muscle relaxation (PMR) is a relaxation technique that uses the power of the mind to decrease the physiological response to stress. The Department of Integrative Health Programs at NYU Langone Medical Center created a 5-minute guided meditation to help you start the week feeling calm and relaxed.