The New York Times was mocked Tuesday evening after publishing advice on how people can “cope” with the results of the midterm elections, which included telling readers to “breathe like a baby.”
The Times tweeted out a graphic instructing readers to try the following five tips “to soothe election stress”:
Try five-finger breathing. Trace the outside of your hand with your pointer finger. When you trace up, breathe in, and when you trace down, breathe out.
Cool down. Plunge your face into a bowl with ice water for 15 to 30 seconds.
Move. Even a walk around the block can offer some relief for an uneasy mind.
Breathe like a baby. Focus on expanding your belly as you breathe, which can send more oxygen to the brain. Read more…