Stop. Breathe. 

Not the regular, just-stay-alive process of air into your lungs. Conscious, feel-the-breath-moving-through-your-body, deep breathing.

Sit cross-legged on the floor or in a chair with your feet flat on the ground. Loosely rest your hands on your knees. Close your eyes (but finish this paragraph first!) and take three slow, deep breaths.

In our world of hurry up and go, go, go, mindful breathing will help you feel less stressed and more clear-headed. And it only takes a few moments.

Cultivate a conscious breathing habit. Once an hour, stop and take three slow, deep breaths. Set a recurring task on your electronic to-do list, keep a reminder on your desk … anything that will help you remember.

So simple, so accessible, so powerful.

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