Just Breathe: Coping Skills for Anxious Humans

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This 5 page-tool discusses the cycle of anxiety and offers 11 science-backed deep breathing techniques that can be used for children or adults. This tool also offers a workbook and journaling component on each page with a mandala that can be colored on the final page. Techniques include rainbow breathing, finger tracing, bubble breaths, candle breathing, belly breathing, lion breath, alternate nostril breathing, humming bee breath, equal breathing, box breathing, and 4-7-8 breathing.

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Cycle of Anxiety: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-CAd9o9OlqM

Finger Tracing: Mindful Breathing for Students | Greater Good In Education (berkeley.edu)

Calm down with Birthday Cake Breathing! (takecare.club)

Calm | Breathe Bubble - YouTube

Diaphragmatic Breathing Exercises & Techniques (clevelandclinic.org)

Lion's Breath - Foundations of Yoga - YouTube

(58) Yoga Breathing | Alternate Nostril Breathing - YouTube

5 Ways to Practice Bhramari (yogainternational.com)

How Breath-Control Can Change Your Life: A Systematic Review on Psycho-Physiological Correlates of Slow Breathing (nih.gov)

Video: Dr. Weil's Breathing Exercises: 4-7-8 Breath


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