How can breathing exercises help?
Connecting with the breath can help us relax, unwind and reduce levels of stress.
There are a number of different breathing exercises and mindfulness apps that you can try out – they don’t have to take a long time and can have a positive impact on our mental health and wellbeing.
Take a look at some breathing exercises and resources below!
Bringing attention to the breath to relax and lower stress levels
A useful technique for periods of high anxiety
Insight Timer is an app with over 80,000 free guided meditations which often incorporate breathing techniques for relaxation
A simple breathing technique used for stress management
Relaxation breathing for anxious feelings
A wonderful breathing exercise to support connection with your body
Short, mindful breathing exercise to help you feel calmer and more present
Headspace is a subscription app offering guided meditations, focus music and sleep sounds