Watch the soothing GIF that will help you relax in minutes

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Many say this GIF can help you relax in just minutes

The viral GIF, which has been bouncing around online for at least two years, asks you to sync your breathing to an 8-second clip of a single line expanding into different shapes.

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I know I needed to take a breather from all the Darren Wilson posts

There, wasn't that relaxing?

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The GIF goes from a triangle to a square to a pentagon, hexagon and finally octagon before collapsing back in on itself and starting again to help you reach your moment of Zen. Sometimes that nice, deep breath is all you need to get refreshed and right back to work.

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