Stress Management - Relaxation Techniques for Body & Soul | Leaf
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Manage stress with
the LEAF's breathing exercises

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Fight stress on the go

Stress has become a part of daily routine for millions of people, and if not dealt with correctly, it can cause serious health problems. The LEAF's built-in, guided breathing exercises contain relaxation and meditation techniques that can help reduce symptoms of stress.



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What is stress?

Stress is a burst of energy that basically advises you on what to do. In small doses, stress has many advantages - it can help you meet daily challenges, motivate you to reach your goals and help you accomplish tasks more efficiently giving you a memory boost.



Stress is also a vital warning system, producing the fight-or-flight response. When the brain perceives some kind of stress, it starts flooding the body with chemicals like epinephrine, norepinephrine and cortisol. There are two types of stress - good stress and bad stress.





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Good stress vs. bad stress

Millions of people suffer from stress each year - 3 out of 4 people say they suffer from high levels of stress at least twice a month.



Unfortunately, our nervous system is bad at distinguishing between good and bad stress, making us more vulnerable and less equipped to fight stress on a daily basis.

Symptoms of stress

Your body may not distinguish between good and bad stress, but it can tell you when you're dealing with too much stress altogether. These are the most commons symptoms of stress:

  • Inability to concentrate or complete tasks
  • Get sick more often with colds
  • Body aches
  • Other illnesses like autoimmune diseases flare up
  • Headaches
  • Irritability
  • Trouble falling sleeping (insomnia) or staying awake
  • Changes in appetite
  • More angry or anxious than usual







Breathing exercise in the LEAF app
Breathing exercises in LEAF app

Breathing exercises and stress relief

The LEAF offers an efficient stress relief method through its guided breathing exercises. The breathing exercises contain meditation and relaxation techniques that help you reduce symptoms of stress and improve your emotional wellbeing. Breathing right is an extremely powerful tool for managing stress levels - the LEAF has breathing exercises and techniques suited for everyone.

 Beginner level breathing exercises in LEAF app

Beginner

The beginner level of the breathing exercises consists of detailed, guided breathing exercises accompanied by an analysis that tracks the quality of your breath. The Beginner level has 3 different exercises.

Intermediate level breathing exercises in LEAF app

Intermediate

Created for those who know a thing or two about deep breathing techniques, the intermediate level of the breathing exercises offers a more advanced approach to breath control. The Intermediate level has 3 different exercises.

Advanced level breathing exercises in LEAF app

Advanced

Specially designed, deep breathing exercises for more advanced users of meditation techniques. The advanced level of breathing exercises sets higher standards that are not suitable for beginners. The Advanced level has 2 different exercises.

Menstrual discomfort breathing exercise in LEAF app

Menstrual discomfort

Our special breathing exercise designed to provide relief from menstrual discomfort can help your muscles relax and put you body in a state of relaxation. Menstrual cramps are still just cramps that can be minimized with a few guided, deep breaths.

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What else can the LEAF do?

The LEAF monitors your sleep and gives you detailed data about sleep quantity and quality, tracks all your daily activity and lets you add custom activities, gives you guided breathing exercises to help relieve stress and lets you see the ins and outs of your entire reproductive cycle.

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