Research Suggests Deep Breathing Can Fight Anxiety

Just take a deep breath and relax.

Woman Practicing Mindfulness Meditation

If you’re feeling blue, try adding some deep breathing to your cooldown. You already know your mood is usually more sunny after you exercise, but new research from Rutgers University shows doing some focused meditation along with aerobic activity can help fight symptoms of depression and anxiety among adults with and without depression disorders.

Tip: Boost your mood no matter the weather with a combo of exercise and deep breathing.

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