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Try this 4-7-8 Breathing Method Next Time You're Stressed

Mental Wellness
2020-12-03 | By: Snap Fitness
 Try this 4-7-8 Breathing Method Next Time You're Stressed


When the world starts to become overwhelming- take back control with the simple 4-7-8 Breathing Method, designed by Dr. Andrew Weil, to decrease stress throughout the day.

 

Follow these simple steps:

1. Sit somewhere comfortable and close your eyes
2. Breathe in through your nose to the count of four
3. Hold the breath to the count of seven
4. Exhale through your mouth to the count of eight

Integrating this breathing method into your daily life can help clear your mind, minimize worry, and takes almost no time. A natural tranquilizer for your nervous system, this method gains power in repetition and use. Try it before work, after work, before going to bed, or even when you wake up! Learning where you need the stress relief is part of the journey, and the 4-7-8 Breathing Method will be there for you when you're ready to use it.

How do you like to relieve stress? Tell us in the comments below!

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