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Take a Deep Breath - The benefits of slow and deep respiration

September 13, 2012

Normally breathing is an automatic process. But breathing can also be controlled - during meditation, for example. By contrast, fear and anxiety can make it seem hard to breathe. That can be countered with deliberate slow and deep respiration, which is a very effective stress management technique.