Try this 1-minute yoga breathing exercise to boost blood oxygen for alertness and productivity:
Each time you exhale, it will be for a slightly longer amount of time.
Inhale counting to two
Exhale counting to two
Do this a few times, then start breathing normally.
This helps oxygen flow into your blood, clearing your head and helping you to focus.
A second resource is the Inner-Ease™ Technique from HeartMath.org:
Practicing will increase your awareness of when the stressful emotion has calmed into a state of ease. The mind and emotions operate on a vibrational level. Slowing down the stressful vibration helps re-establish the cooperation and balance between heart, mind and emotions.
For the complete free booklet The State of Ease from Heart Math click the link below the photo:
Try these out and let me know how they work by leaving a comment. More strategies to come, so if you like these, subscribe to this blog so you won't miss any of them. Feel free to contact me if you'd like more help de-stressing and enjoying your life more at work or at home. ~ Jude