Abdominal breathing is a technique you can use to reduce stress. This type of breathing allows for your body to receive oxygen in the areas that are too tense. Get advice on reducing and managing stress in this stress management how-to video.
Place a hand on your belly & the other on the chest
Inhale & exhale slowly
Take twice as long on the exhale to move the air out
About this Author
Debbie Mandell is a Stress Management expert, and author of the book Addicted to Stress. She has a Masters Degree from NYU, and has worked as a Stress Management expert for over a decade.