When you are stressed or anxious, your breathing tends to be shallow and possibly irregular. Deep breathing is one of the best ways to lower stress in the body and it provides quick results. When you breathe deeply, it sends a message to your brain to calm down and relax. The brain then relays this message to your body. Breathing deeply allows for more carbon dioxide to enter your bloodstream which quiets down the brain and helps synchronize your breathing with your heartbeat.
Take a few moments to try these breathing techniques and feel the calming sense come over your mind and body.