Take A Wellness Break: breathing easier

You don't usually have to think about breathing; after all, it happens automatically. But when you're stressed, your "fight or flight" mode is activated. As your body prepares to do battle or beat it, breathing gets short and shallow, which feeds that panicked feeling. Deep, calm breathing tells the body there's no real danger. Your body and mind relax, and you're better able to handle whatever is in front of you, whether that's a bear or a boss acting like a bear. To get to that calm Continue Reading