A Simple Trick to Reduce Stress and Anxiety in Only 5 Minutes 

 January 6, 2016

By  Gabriela

In case you are one of those people who are not fond of classic yoga exercises and you can’t understand nor practice breathing exercises, you must take one thing into consideration – several scientific studies have confirmed that people who are involved in this type of exercises are able to reduce stress and anxiety up to 50%. Sudarshan Kriya yoga also known as breathing exercises are a special set of breathing techniques that are able to significantly reduce stress and anxiety – up to 50% in about half a year.
A Simple Trick to Reduce Stress and Anxiety in Only 5 MinutesThe good news is that there is a simple and short form of exercise that provides the same effect. It lasts only five minutes.
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How To Reduce Stress and Anxiety

First of all, apply pressure with your thumb on the left nostril and close it. Breathe in and breathe out with the help of your right nostril and after that press the right nostril with the help of the index finger and breathe in and breathe our through your left nostril.

Keep changing the nostrils through which you will breathe for about five minutes. In case you follow this exercise on a daily basis, you will soon start feeling better.
In case you think that you are prepared for advanced exercises, take a close look at this video:

Via Psychologytoday

About the author 


A mom of two with a background in journalism, I took health into my own hands and started researching to find answers to my own health struggles. My research turned into a blog that turned into an amazing community (starring you!).When I'm not reading medical journals, creating new recipes, you can find me somewhere outside in the sun or undertaking some DIY remodeling project that inevitably takes twice as long as it was supposed to.

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