Breathing and relaxation exercises for stress (BSL)

Steps for Stress BSL | Getting Started (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z0wsSw-W7OA)

The exercises on this video are designed to help you recognise when you feel stressed and help you regain control of your own feelings and thoughts.

Steps for Stress BSL | Understanding Stress (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uPQBAjUYdes)

When you're stressed, it affects the body in two ways. Firstly, your muscles tense, leading to tight chest, or pain at the back of the neck, or odd aches and pains. Secondly, your body speeds up, your heart races, you feel breathless, or break out in a sweat. Follow the exercises for different ways and techniques to help you to relax.

Steps for Stress BSL | Exercise: Deep relaxation (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qrYm-svnBFA)

This exercise will guide you through steps for deep relaxation techniques.

Steps for Stress BSL | Exercise: Quick relaxation (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kZhKx-zNYEk)

This exercise will guide you through steps for quick relaxation techniques.

Steps for Stress BSL | Exercise: Belly breathing (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C13Gw4XFfs0)

This exercise will guide you through steps for a simple, quick way to relax.

 


Contact us in BSL

Our health information team can help you with any questions about managing stress. You can speak to them using BSL through the contactSCOTLAND-BSL service.

Find out how to use the contactSCOTLAND-BSL service

Last updated:
27 January 2022