Why Breathing Techniques Don’t Calm You Down…But Could

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Anyone who’s ever experienced anxiety, panic attacks, or a stressful week has probably learned something about breathing techniques. Pick up your typical, well meaning article, and it talks about the importance of breathing slowly. Breathing slowly is how we breathe when we are not stressed or freaked out about something. So, the general idea for relaxing, is to slow your breathing back down. If…