Sounds cliche, right? But it's scientifically proven that deep breathing calms you down. Next time you are angered, upset, panicked, or anxious take long deep breaths. Breathe in for 3 seconds, hold your breath for 3 seconds, and breathe out for 3 seconds. Breathe in from your navel to make sure it is a deep breath. Do this multiple times, and you will start to feel a little bit better.
But don't only do it when you are feeling bad. Taking deep breaths while you are walking and sitting keeps you calm throughout the day. Becoming aware of your breath will change your life. After all, our breath is the one thing that keeps us alive. Let's pay more attention to it!
Arathi Ramappa is a certified executive coach, certified spiritual life coach, speaker, and management consultant who helps individuals thrive in life and business. Using the concepts of emotional intelligence, self-compassion, and mindfulness, Arathi has helped clients start their own businesses, develop leadership skills, diminish conflict in relationships, implement positive behaviors, and increase confidence.
Arathi offers one-on-one coaching and emotional intelligence and conscious principles workshops to organizations. She created the EASE approach to help others Explore, Analyze, Strengthen, and Empower their thinking to identify and conquer obstacles to success and change their lives and businesses.
With twenty years of experience in business management coupled with certifications in coaching and emotional intelligence, Arathi’s background as a serial entrepreneur and a veteran in the start-up space has provided her with extensive cross-functional knowledge that she can apply to any situation or client. She has managed teams globally in places such as India, Japan, China, Germany, Canada, Taiwan, Eastern Europe, as well as the U.S., and has worked with a wide range of clients including from the financial, healthcare, cybersecurity, and fashion industries, among others.
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