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  1. Given that stress is a major trigger of OCD symptoms one of the best ways to boost your OCD self help skills is to learn and practice a number of relaxation techniques. Let’s explore a number of easy techniques that you can practice on your own.

    Deep Breathing

    Deep diaphragmatic or “belly breathing” sends a very strong relaxation signal to the brain that effectively turns down physiological arousal, and in turn, stress levels. During belly breathing we experience reduced heart rate, lowered blood pressure and more efficient breathing, each of which promotes a state of calm and relaxation.

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