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Slow, calm, deep breathing can help us relax, manage stress, relieve anxiety and depression, and get a good night’s sleep, among many other things. Breathing also helps quiet the mind in preparation for meditation.
So how do you use breathing as a way to unwind and relax? Let our recordings guide you and help you get started.
Visit our stress and coping center for advice on how to handle stress, including different stressful situations.
Yoga can help reduce stress because it promotes relaxation, which is the natural opposite of stress. These tips for teens can help you tap into yoga’s stress-reducing benefits.
Looking for a workout program that’s easy to learn, requires little or no equipment, and soothes your soul while toning your body? Read about yoga – and watch our slideshow for some easy poses to try.
Breathing and meditation techniques can have subtle but powerful effects on everything from stress to sports performance. Try these four techniques.
This meditationÂ helps us feel connected to and grateful for the people in our lives. Listen as we guide you through this meditation.
Note: All information is for educational purposes only. For specific medical advice, diagnoses, and treatment, consult your doctor.
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