Self-Care Sunday: Take a Deep Breath! 

When’s the last time you took a moment, paused what you were doing and took a deep breath? 

Think about it…been a minute, huh? Exactly! 

We all know life gets hectic and we don’t really take the time to just sit around and take a couple deep breaths and relax.  Well, today is the day you practice a technique that literally takes less than 2 minutes! 

When you feel yourself becoming overwhelmed or getting to a point where your stress level is going into overdrive, stop what you’re doing and take a quick break and follow these steps: 

  • Sit still with your hands on your lap and your feet flat on the ground
  • Take a deep breath in through your nose for 5 seconds.
  • Hold your breath for 4 seconds.
  • Exhale for 8 seconds.
  • Repeat about five times. 

Completing this small deep breathing technique helps me calm my nerves when I’m upset or stressed out so that I don’t completely freak out in the middle of my day. 

Try utilizing a deep breathing technique when you need to take care of yourself this week and see if it helps diffuse those overly stressful moments that we all have sometimes!! 


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  1. I adore Self-Care sunday!
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