For Childhood Cancer Families

Star Breathing Exercise

Have you ever been in the midst of experiencing stress and had someone say, “Just take a deep breath.” The goal of calming exercises is to get yourself from “flight, fight or freeze” mode back to “rest and digest” mode. Deep breathing helps get more oxygen into your bloodstream, opening up your capillaries. It has a physical effect on your body to help you calm down and lower stress.

Special thanks to Coping Skills for Kids for sharing this resource!