If we want to reduce our stress fast, we may need to remove the obsessive negative thoughts in our mind. A basic breathing exercise, instant laughter, healing color photo meditation, may can be helpful in reducing stress, beating anxiety and seasonal depression because they refocus our attention.
As a certified holistic health and nutrition coach counselor and radio host, I remind my clients and listeners that the faster we can refocus our mind, the better it is for our heart and health, otherwise, we can end up with a heart attack or stroke.
Here is a stress remedy tip on how we can refocus our mind and to relax and feel better fast. Try this Four Corner Breathing Exercise by Lucy Jo Palladino, PhD. every time you feel overwhelmed with anger or worrisome thoughts. It will help you lower your blood pressure and avoid heart attack.
1. Find an object that has four corners, like a window. Focus on the upper left-hand corner; inhale, for a count of four.
2. Look at the upper right-hand corner; hold your breathe for a count of four.
3. Gaze at the lower right-hand corner, and exhale.
4. Look at the lower left-hand corner. Tell yourself to relax , then smile.
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Breathe, smile and be happy.
© Irina Wardas, HHC
Women’s Holistic Health, Nutrition and Relationship Expert