So you’ve been stressing out about something, and some article or guru is telling you that a few deep breaths will sort you out. You tried it and that anxious or stress feeling didn’t go away right? Well this is because the vast majority of gurus don’t understand the science of breathing and how it affects your neurology.
In this video I’ll demonstrate a simple technique that you can use to reduce anxiety.
It’s not a cure but actually regular practice will help slow down your anxiety response to things, so it’s a quick and effective technique that you can use even in the office without anyone noticing.
I’m sure that you probably intuitively know and feel the benefits of a walk in the woods. For me, there’s something calming and refreshing about being with nature and I usually come away from a walk with some clarity and answers to burning questions. In Japan, the practice of Forest Bathing is considered an important part of life, and scientists there are proving that it lowers heart rate and blood pressure, reduces stress hormone production, boosts the immune system, and improves overall feelings of wellbeing.