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square breathing, breathing for stress relief from Discover Breathing

Stress-busting breathing techniques

From getting ready for work to dropping the kids off at school to putting in hours at the office before going home to make dinner, your day is pretty jam-packed. Oftentimes, with a busy schedule like that, it’s hard to de-stress, let alone fit in some “me” time.

There’s hope, though. You don’t need an hour – or even 10 minutes! – to start relieving tension. All you need is 1 minute or less. That’s not long at all! (Plus, if you have more than one minute, great! Use it to your advantage!) Here are two of my favorite breathing techniques for relieving stress. Continue reading

Should I practice yoga at work?

Have you ever said any of these things to yourself or the people close to you?:

  • I just don’t have enough time to work out.
  • I am constantly stressed at work.
  • Sometimes, I just need a few minutes for myself.
  • I want to build my strength, flexibility and/or posture.
  • My body aches from sitting all day.
  • Without a boost of caffeine (i.e. coffee), I can’t make it through the day.

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After a long day, yoga can do your body wonders

You know those days that seem to drag on and on? Or the ones that fly by so fast that before you know it, it’s time to get some rest? It’s these times that by the end of the day all we want is for it to be over. And yet, it can sometimes be hard to wind down after a long or otherwise busy day. Continue reading