Breath­ing Roo m

Re­lax­ation tech­niques you can do at your desk.

Elle (Canada) - - Body -

If you have one minute “Sit up straight and breathe in through the nose for three sec­onds, stop for a sec­ond to slow down the rate of breath­ing and ex­hale through the mouth for three sec­onds while say­ing ‘re­lax,’” says Dr. Katy Kamkar, clin­i­cal psy­chol­o­gist at Toronto’s Cen­tre for Ad­dic­tion and Men­tal Health. “Place your hands un­der your rib cage to en­sure that the deep breath­ing comes from your di­aphragm.” If you have 10 min­utes Try a mind­ful­ness app, such as Headspace. It’s the Rosetta Stone of med­i­ta­tion and guides you through short cen­tring ses­sions you can do while in your pod.

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