What do you do when you’re overwhelmed with stress or strong emotion?
Try to keep it in, ignore it, or pretend it isn’t there (and then find yourself binging on food or Netflix later to deal)?
Stress and strong emotions can be a lot to process, especially in the context of a busy life. It may seem easier to avoid dealing with it.
But emotions never really go away if you avoid them. They just get trapped under the surface, ready to resurface unpredictably.
So why not proactively do something about it?
This simple breathing practice can serve to help you release strong emotions, feel calmer and sleep better (even if you only have 3 minutes).
Here’s how to do it: