Did you know that deliberate and slow-paced breathing is the fastest way to calm the nervous system? Its true! Breathing slowly, at a five-second inhale and five-second exhale pace, actually s-l-o-w-s d-o-w-n the nervous system in a very natural way and allows the mind and body to calm down.
Give this OMM a try…
Pause. Begin to breathe at a five-second inhale and five second exhale pace. Follow the prompts below. Connect to your calm from within.
Breathe in through the nose
Breathe out from the mouth
Breathe in and feel the air enter your body
Breathe out and feel the air leave
Breathe in and feel the lungs expand
Breathe out and feel a sense of softening, or letting go
Breathe in and feel the whole body get fuller
Breathe out and feel the release of any tension
Breathe in whatever you need right now
Breathe out and let go of whatever’s not serving you