Stress Relief

Deep Breathing

When?

You are about to take the biggest test of the trimester and you are very stressed. Your heart is beating really fast and you need to do something...QUICK! What can you do? Well, you can do deep breathing.

How?

To execute the deep breathing exercise you must...


  • Sit in a comfortable position
  • Put one hand on your stomach and the other on your chest
  • Take a deep breath in through your nose and let your stomach push your hand out. (Your chest shouldn't move)
  • Breathe out through your mouth and let your stomach go back in
  • Repeat this exercise from 3 to 10 times
  • Take your time

Why?

Deep breathing helps you relax and feel better. When you're stressed, breathing exercises can lower your blood pressure, slow down your heart rate, make you sweat less, and help with your digestion. Breathing exercises are also really easy to do. You can do them wherever and whenever you want.