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If you are ever feeling overwhelmed or very anxious, the following exercise can help to bring you into the present moment. This exercise helps by connecting you with your senses.

Begin by taking long, deep, slow breaths in and out. In through your nose. Out through your mouth.

5. Look around and find 5 things that are the same colour.

4. Acknowledge 4 things you can touch.

3. Acknowledge 3 things that you can hear.

2. Acknowledge 2 things you can smell or that you like the smell of.

1. Acknowledge 1 thing that you can taste.

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