The 4-7-8 Method Will Help You To Fall Asleep, Fast

And it's free and easy

Beauty, Wellness

12/2/2021 2:30:00 AM

And it's free and easy.

And it's free and easy

Not only can this kind of deep and rhythmic breathing help you get to sleep quickly, it also reduces anxiety; can help you manage everything from cravings to anger, and aids the functioning of processes like digestion in the body. Given that so many people are now experiencing chronic stress, it pays to incorporate techniques like this into a day to day routine.

You can do the 4-7-8 to help you get to sleep, in the middle of the night when you wake up, or at any point during the day when you want to feel calmer. But however and whenever you choose to do it, Dr Weil advises performing the technique regularly and consistently – ideally twice a day – to see long-lasting and life-changing results.

So, how to do it? The ultra simple breathing exercise goes like this:Breathe in through your nose for a count of four seconds.Hold your breath for seven seconds.Exhale for eight seconds, making a “whoosh” sound through pursed lipsRepeat up to four times, twice per day.

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