Should you find yourself feeling stressed or emotionally disturbed you can quickly re-establish your inner sense of calm and control by following these six tips:

  1. Bring your attention into your body-mind.

  2. Notice tension and release it, softening your body.

  3. Open your shoulders and notice how you’re breathing.

  4. Expand your belly as you breathe in.

  5. Count each breath: four for the in-breath and six for the out-breath.

  6. Bring in calm and breathe out stress.