The 4-7-8 breathing technique in simple and yet very effective, involves breathing in for 4 seconds, holding the breath for 7 seconds, and exhaling for 8 seconds.
This breathing technique helps to reduce anxiety or help you get to get to sleep.
What is 4-7-8 breathing?
Practicing the 4-7-8 breathing technique can help with reducing anxiety and aid infalling asleep.
Rhythmic breathing is a core part of many meditation and yoga practices as it promotes relaxation.
Dr. Andrew Weil developed the 4-7-8 breathing technique, which he believes can help with the following:
- reducing anxiety
- helping a person get to sleep
- managing cravings
-controlling or reducing anger responses
This is learn at Redlands Counselling Service where I work with you to reduce your anxiety symptoms. You can book online for counselling appointment at Capalaba.