4-7-8 Relax

Breathing Exercises, Meditation / Monday, February 19th, 2018

I have discovered how powerful simply breathing can be in making you relax, stop worrying or even reduce pain levels.

The best one I found is explained by Dr. Weil.

It can be done anywhere and is so easy and it really works for me.  I even use it right before I fall asleep.

  1. “Exhale completely through your mouth, making a whoosh sound.
  2. Close your mouth and inhale quietly through your nose to a mental count of four.
  3. Hold your breath for a count of seven.
  4. Exhale completely through your mouth, making a whoosh sound to a count of eight. This is one breath.
  5. Now inhale again and repeat the cycle three more times for a total of four breaths.”

See the video below and the full article on how this works.

Dr Weil 4-7-8 Breathing Exercise

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