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Mindful Breathing Meditation

Harness the power of your breath to relieve stress, ground yourself in the present moment, and reestablish inner calm.

  1. Mindful Breathing Meditation HelpGuide 9:08
  2. Mindful Breathing Meditation with Music HelpGuide 9:14

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Mindful breathing is a very basic yet powerful mindfulness meditation practice. The idea is simply to focus your attention on your breathing—to its natural rhythm and flow and the way it feels on each inhale and exhale. Focusing on the breath is particularly helpful because it serves as an anchor–something you can turn your attention to at any time if you start to feel stressed or carried away by negative emotions.

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