Stressed? Fretful? Panicked? Are these feelings you associate with in daily life and chasing deadlines? Is the stress causing you insomnia and restlessness? Find all your solutions in mindful breathing practices. A brief guided mindfulness meditation can help bring you out of distressing thoughts back into the present moment. Practice mindfulness meditations regularly to enhance the quality of life and overall well-being.
UCSF Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Science has been contributing with research and videos on how to tackle anxiety and stress with breath control and practices, as breathing becomes a more recognizable and dominant vital sign. In this video, Dr. Christiane Wolf, MD, Ph.D., Mindfulness and Insight Meditation Teacher at InsightLA, Los Angeles, explains mindful breathing techniques to fight your anxiety.
Using breath as an anchor and regular practice of mindfulness meditations has been widely researched and accepted as it reduces symptoms like anxiety, depression, and stress leading to a better, healthier, and happier life.