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Paced Breathing



One strategy for reducing emotional arousal and stress is slow abdominal breathing. Slowing breathing to approximately six breaths per minute (one complete breath cycle lasting 10-12 seconds) is a very effective technique to decrease emotional arousal. Below is a short video from the DBT Center of San Diego that explains how paced breathing works and how to do it.

The DBT Center of San Diego https://www.dbtsandiego.com/index.html has provided the above video to help regulate emotions through breathing training