Sitting at your desk and feeling stressed? Stop what you are doing - let your arms hang at your sides and wiggle them around a few times to get the circulation going, or rest them on your thighs and close your eyes.
Beginning at your feet and working up to your face alternately tighten and relax your muscles.
Allow yourself to stay in this relaxed state while you begin to breathe in and out evenly such as this: breathe in 2 counts; breathe out 2 counts; breathe in 2 counts; and continue. Remain silent and still for a minute.
Now, stop counting breaths but keep up the even rhythmic breathing, and visualize yourself in a safe and nourishing place in your life; perhaps a happy event from your childhood. You are there again and enjoying yourself. Remembering.
After a few minutes come back to the present moment, stretch out; relaxed, renewed.
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