3-Minute Mindfulness Series - "Two-Four Breathing"
Two-Four Breathing is a mindfulness practice that can help us calm our bodies and find mental clarity through lengthening our exhalations during breathing. Longer exhalations can help reduce stress levels, lower your heart rate, and even help you fall asleep.
Read this article from Psychology Today to learn more about the vagus nerve and associated research.
Seeing more anxiety in the classroom?
When children experience a stressful event, it is difficult for them to self-regulate and reset. Mindfulness exercises provide children with the skills to stop and reset when facing a difficult situation.