If you’ve ever felt anxious or overwhelmed, some well-intentioned person has probably told you, “Just breathe.” When you’re in the midst of a stressful moment, though, that can be much easier said than done. The box breathing technique, a simple but powerful method of focusing on your breath, can help you get — and stay — calm.
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