Let’s face it, stress is like cancer in everyone’s life. It used to be that stress only affected people with certain jobs. People with jobs like a stockbroker from Wall-Street. Their life on the verge of a meltdown. With them, it’s a win-all or lose-all. There have been cases where stockbrokers have put all their chips on a single bet and it has turned out to be a bad call. Some of them can’t bear that and go downhill emotionally. The ones who make it to counseling have a chance of getting on their feet. Some don’t even make it.
Another stressful profession is being a police officer or in the military. Nothing can be more stressful than the sacrifices they need to go through daily. Putting their life on the line, not sleeping well at all and not having enough downtime can pretty much make any man or woman go nuts.
There are many more professions, but recently even students have been victims of stress. It used to be that getting good grades was the goal and cause of stress for them. Now, social networks and being cool, top their list of priorities. The need some of the boys and girls have of being accepted and feeling part of a group make some students crack.
For them, medication is usually prescribed. We live in a society where we have a pill for pretty much anything. Unfortunately, getting medication easily sometimes gets them hooked on medication. Medication abuse is starting to become a big problem for American families. The more pill you pop, the bigger the problem you create in the long run.
Gym memberships on the other hand, have been increasing. A gym offers several options for releasing stress. Some people go there to work out while others like to enroll in one of the many classes. Things like CrossFit have been gaining popularity. It is a sport that combines aerobic exercising with weight training. For many, it offers them the best of both worlds.
Fortunately, there are other options. There is a new way of relieving stress. You don’t have to buy anything or enroll anywhere. So, what is it? It’s a revolutionary breathing technique that has gone viral. It consists of some simple steps and it’s guaranteed to help you relax. It is called “The 4-7-8 Breathing Exercise,” also called “The Relaxing Breath,” Watch the video to find out!