From time to time we all experience a hard time getting to sleep. This can be because of a bad food too late at night, a lot of screens and bright lights before bed, and let’s not forget stress.
Can’t you sleep? You must try the 4-7-8 breathing technique that claims to help you fall asleep in 60 SECONDS
- This method has been established by Harvard-trained Dr. Andrew Weil
- It engages regulating your breathing to a variety of counts of 4, 7 and 8
- It lets oxygen better fill the lungs, tranquil your mind and relaxes muscles
So How Does It Work?
Harvard-trained Dr. Andrew Weil developed this technique after studying breathing, meditation, and how it can be used to neutralize stress and anxiety.
It is so simple. You breathe in throughout your nose for 4 seconds, hold it for 7 seconds, and exhale through your mouth for 8 seconds.
This method slows down your heart rate and it furthermore releases chemicals in our brains that calm you.
I was at first skeptical but gave it a try anyway. To my great surprise, it in fact worked! I was out previous to I reached my fifth cycle and it sends me under with no trouble in less than a minute.
You are in fact counteracting the natural effects of adrenaline and your body is rapidly forced to decrease your heart rate. When you start, it may feel a bit uncomfortable but stick with it
As you carry on, you will feel your heart rate slow and your mind starts to clear.
It’s so soothing! Give it a go tonight and give us your opinion!
Watch this video of the doc himself clearing up the benefits and intricacies of the system: