When you are feeling scared, your breath starts to grow faster and more shallow. This can cause you to become even more nervous. To stop this cycle, take control of your breathing! One popular excercise is to breathe in slowly and deeply for 5 seconds, then breathe out at the same pace for another 5 seconds. This process is normally repeated 10-15 times. Hover over the circle to begin. Close Explanation

Deep breathing is a great way to calm your nerves and reduce stress. You can practice deep breathing at home, in the office, or on the go. It’s very simple to do!

This deep breathing tool can be a helpful tool for calming and relaxing the mind from the stress of daily life. Breathing deeply can reduce levels of stress hormones, such as cortisol, as well as help to ease tension in your shoulders. In addition, deep breathing can stimulate better sleep patterns by providing a sense of calm and peace before going to bed.

Additionally, deep breathing improves your mood by increasing the levels of the brain's feel-good chemicals. It also helps counteract anxiety, depression, and stress. Deep breathing can also increase your energy levels by aiding in the release of oxygen to the body's tissues.

Deep breathing is a very simple yet powerful tool that anyone can use to reduce stress and increase their energy levels. With just a few minutes of deep breathing each day, you'll feel less anxious, more energetic, and more relaxed. Deep breathing, also called "belly breathing" or "diaphragmatic breathing," is different from the shallow chest breathing we do on a regular basis.