Some people with anxiety find exercise to be very helpful in reducing their symptoms. Even just 10 minutes of exercise a day can calm or even prevent anxiety, as well as related conditions like depression and stress. Continual exercise can also lead to long-term benefits. Like all therapies, not everyone responds the same to exercise, but the fact that it is also good for overall health and well-being at least merits being tried as a potential treatment.
We all hear how important deep breathing techniques are in combating stress and anxiety. But what exactly does deep breathing mean and how do you do it properly? Deep breathing, also called diaphragmatic breathing, involves breathing from your diaphragm rather than shallow breathing from your chest. To receive the most benefit from deep…