Straw Breathing For Concentration: Concentration Breathing.
Benefit. Research shows that mediation can help you improve your ability to concentrate.
Technique. Concentration Breathing.
Uses. To help make paying attention easier through concentration breathing exercises.
Step 1. Place straw between closed flat lips.
Step 2. Focus your complete attention on an object in front of you.
Step 3. Inhale deeply through the nose while keeping your eyes open and staying completely focused on that object.
Step 4. Gently exhale through straw until lungs are empty.
Step 5. Repeat this breathing cycle staying focused only on the object for 10 minutes.
TIP. Use a candle flame or spiritual image as your object to better hold your attention.
TIP. If your mind wanders just say to yourself “thinking” or think the objects name to refocus your attention on the object.
Thank you and happy breathing from Stress Straws.