Guidance for professionals in Gloucestershire working with young people with mental health or emotional wellbeing concerns
Activities and tools
Taking slow, deep breaths can help you feel calmer and more relaxed. You can try just one of these exercises or as many as you like. You might need to repeat an exercise a few times until you feel it working.
Try to take deep breaths where you can feel your chest rising. When you breath out it might feel like you're slowly letting the air out of a balloon. You can close your eyes, look at something in the distance or not focus on anything at all.
90 second pause