Therapists LOVE Deep Breathing! It's one of the few techniques you can take anywhere and biologically helps your body and mind relax so you can feel calmer.
But how do you do it so it works!? If you're not sure if you're doing it correctly, I've created the following simple, quick video for you to watch. I will help walk you through this very effective coping skill (one of my favorites by the way!
Watch the video below and let me know if you notice any changes after practicing these techniques.
About Mallory Grimste, LCSW
Mallory Grimste, LCSW is a mental health therapist in Woodbridge, CT. She loves helping tweens, teens and young adults struggling with Anxiety (... and other Big Emotions) find what works for them.
Originally a Jersey girl, she loves the beach, sunglasses and iced coffee. Her favorite coping skills are deep breathing, listening to music, and watching Scandal.
If you want to know more about Mallory, or how she helps through therapy, visit her website at http://www.mallorygrimste.com