How to do it | takes 2-4 minutes

Breathing Exercise Text

Step 1: Find a comfortable position, siting or stand upright, with your feet firmly on the ground.

Step 2: Close your eyes (or can keep open if more comfortable). Breathe in through your nose while counting to four slowly. Feel the air enter your lungs.

Step 3: Hold your breath inside while counting slowly to four. Try not to clamp your mouth or nose shut. Simply avoid inhaling or exhaling for 4 seconds.

Step 4: Begin to slowly exhale for 4 seconds.

Step 5: Repeat steps 2 to 4 at least three times.

Stay with the exercise as long as you like but aim for 4 minutes, or until calm.

 

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