Deepen your relaxation with Deep Breathing-- take a number of deep breaths and relax your body further with each breath. Abdominal breathing – With hands on belly, your hands should go out with your belly on inhale, in on the exhale. Repeat until relaxed.
1. As you breathe, shift your focus to the area around your heart. Imagine you’re breathing through your heart – Focus your energy with this, the heart area for ten seconds or more.
2. Feel and recall a positive, happy or fun feeling or time in your life and allow yourself to re-experience it in your mind, focusing on the feeling rather than the thoughts or visual image.
Heart Breathing is used in biofeeback to get to your optimum performance heart rate (coherence)