Breathe in, Breathe Out

Breathing can be a challenge when you have anxiety.

When I become aware of my breath, I sometimes get a feeling in the pit of my stomach that I might be focusing too much on it. This can make my breathing irregular – which then makes me think “Am I breathing because I NEED to or because I’m focusing on it??” 

Yes, it’s possible to over-think breathing. 

How do I deal with it?

Sometimes I make sure to get moving. Going outside for fresh air is always key! However, there are days when just the thought of moving can be a struggle. In this case, I turn to breathing exercises like the one below

With the holidays right around the corner, don’t forget to breathe!



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