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This Breathing Technique Can Calm You Down Within Minutes
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This Breathing Technique Can Calm You Down Within Minutes

There are many breathing exercises now but the one that seems to be one of the most beneficial is extremely simple is called Resonant breathing or Coherent Breathing.

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The burden that comes with stress keeps increasing as we age. Nothing good comes out of it apart from becoming a host of many physical and mental health issues, including anxiety and depression. Although we cannot always avoid the source of this stress in our lives, we can surely find ways to develop healthier habits to deal with them. One of the easiest, yet effective techniques is breathing exercises. There's one type in particular that has helped many overcome their anxiety and woes in life, including venture capitalist and author Scott Amyx.

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For Amyx, it's an everyday 30-minute morning routine that he follows religiously. Understandably he is filled with anxiety before getting onstage and giving speeches to thousands of people at organizations and companies. So, he practices a breathing routine that he picked up from a sports psychologist years ago even before going onstage. "I’m able to manage my anxiety and turn that nervous energy into a powerful presentation," he said according to VICE. Even Cynthia Stonnington, who is the chair of the department of psychiatry and psychology at the Mayo Clinic in Phoenix, Arizona, encourages her clients to engage in breathwork.