7 breathing GIFs to help you calm down and take a moment

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GIFs can provide a source of entertainment, but the looping images can also assist with so much more. Take this viral GIF from October 2015, for example, which many watched to cope with anxiety.

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If you're having Donald Trump-related anxiety — or any other anxiety — here are some other loops that could achieve similarly relaxing effects.

8 calming breathing GIFs  

This little droplet into a cosmic ocean is calming AF. 

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Source: wavegrower/Tumblr

Or what about this explosion and subsequent erasure of monochromatic roots?

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Source: wavegrower/Tumblr

Black and white is becoming a theme here. This time, instead of the emptiness of space, a drop falls into a barren desert and spreads life and positive vibes.

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This psychedelic tree has us so chilled out right now.

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Source: wavegrower/Tumblr

More drops, more deep breaths:

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Just... wow. What did people do before GIFs?

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Last, but not least, breathe calm and steady like a heartbeat — and then remember you are loved.

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Source: wavegrower/Tumblr