If your mind is buzzing with thoughts or your body’s burdened with tension, it can be impossible to doze off. Insomnia is often driven by underlying stress or anxiety. Breathing exercises, much like guided imagery and progressive muscle relaxation, are helpful tools that can transition you to sleep. These exercises can be repeated as often as need until you find yourself feeling more relaxed. They are especially helpful if you have difficulty falling asleep at night, or you wake and cannot return to sleep, but can also be used to alleviate stress during your day. This article guides you through some relaxation techniques to ease your symptoms.
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