Stress is a part of life, but how you respond to it, can add to or reduce the amount of stress your body feels.  Read the Breathing article posted on Edline and answer the questions below.

1.  What happens to your breath when you're are under stress?

2.  What are three benefits to breathing slowly and deeply?

3.  Try the breathing technique outlined in the article.  What did you feel?  Did your stress level drop?  Is this a technique that you could use during the school year?  During final exam time?