Relieve Stress With These Mindful Breathing Steps

During uncertain times, it can be hard to clear your mind and re-focus on your tasks at hand. Mindfulness and mindful breathing can help you center your mind and re-focus your attention and energy, at least for a little while.

Mindful breathing is simple. Follow the steps below:

  1. Breathe in for a count of four
  2. Hold in for a count of four
  3. Release for a count of four
  4. Pause for a count of four

Benefits of breathing meditation:

  • Reduce stress levels in your body
  • Lower your blood pressure
  • Help manage depression/anxiety
  • Better manage chronic pain
  • Better regulate your body's reaction to stress and fatigue
  • Reduce the possibility of burnout for caregivers