When a workshop on breathing techniques popped up on my Facebook feed, I thought it was a sign. I had just gone through a series of anxiety episodes that manifested in various ways, including a feeling of unease, not being able to focus my thoughts, terrible sleep and bad dreams, chest pains, and my least favorite, controlled breathing – it’s unpleasant and very tiring. The longest it lasted was 6 months, so when it started happening again, I was worried, which is why I was interested in attending the workshop.
For many people, the stresses and strains of day-to-day life can be quite hard to overcome. However, if you feel like you are unable to maintain balance over a challenging life situation, meditation could really help to solve that issue. Without a doubt, meditation is among the single most powerful tools that you could use to help find some much-needed mental rest and clarity.
Being abruptly awaken by your alarm clock can make it difficult to start your day with optimism. Add to this the lack of time and having to rush to get ready, the first minutes of your day can become very stressful.