Module 1.5 Guided Practice

In this exercise, we practice Long Exhale Breath, a technique that can help you manage your stress response. 

As with any skill, repeated practice can turn something new and uncomfortable into an easy and automatic habit. 

When can you practice this exercise in your daily life? 

Here are some examples:

  • Lying in bed when I’m going to sleep
  • Sitting down to a meal
  • Transitioning between activities
  • Waiting for class to start

When can you use Long Exhale Breath to manage stress?

Here are some examples:

  • Before a test
  • Waiting for an interview
  • Before a performance or presentation
  • During a difficult conversation (remember to tell the other person you need a moment)
  • Whenever you notice you’re feeling nervous or uncomfortable