Anxiety reduction tips from Matthew Edlund on the Huffington Post. Number one is nice and simple: Start with deep breathing. Stand up straight and breathe in to the count of four, out to the count of eight. Repeat for five breaths.
Ben Brennan on breathing exercises for panic:
Book spotlight: The Anxiety & Phobia Workbook, by Edmund J. Bourne. Still going strong after four editions. One Amazon reviewer’s weigh-in: I was amazed at how the breathing techniques and muscle relaxation exercises, done several times a day…greatly improved my anxiety issues. Who knew that most of us do not know how to breathe correctly, […]