Deep breathing is an excellent way to reduce the stress accumulated in the day. You can do a quick breathing exercise at work, at home, or before bed to relax the body and mind.

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  • Sit with your back straight, and put one hand on the chest and the other on the stomach
  • Breath in through the nose, the hand on the stomach should rise, while the hand on the chest should not move very much
  • Exhale through the mouth. Again, the stomach hand should move while the chest hand should stay relatively still
  • Continue until feeling relaxed

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