The 4-7-8 Breathing Technique: Health Benefits & Demonstration

4-7-8 Breathing

Hey Valhalla Mind Readers!

Today’s article is dedicated to the importance of breathing. And here we’ll explore the 4-7-8 method.

The technique:

  • Frist, close your mouth completely and inhale quietly through your nose to a mental count of four.
  • Hold your breath for a count of seven.
  • Then, exhale completely through your mouth only, making a whoosh sound to a count of eight. the exhalation is always the longest remember that.
  • The 3 steps described above makes a one breath. Now inhale again through the nose and repeat the cycle three more times for a total of four breaths.

If you are a Kinesthetic learner like me then this video illustration by Dr. Weil Explains in details how to use The 4-7-8 Breathing Technique.

So let’s dive in and watch together:

The 4-7-8 Breathing Technique

Once you learn this breathing technique, start to develop the habit of practicing it every day, twice a day.

This is a very useful tool that you can take with you anywhere and you can utilize at anytime.

Use it whenever something upsetting happens. So before you even react to the situation, deploy 4-7-8 Breathing technique.

Use it to gain awareness of you internal tensions and the release them. Use it to whenever you are having a hard time falling asleep.

You can even use it to deal with food or sugar cravings.

This method has been recorded to relieve mild to moderate anxiety.

Doing this Stimulating Breathing is aimed to raise your vital energy and increase your state of alertness.

Bottom line, Everyone can truly benefit from the 4-7-8 Breathing technique.

So, are you brave to try it yet?

I am sure you are!

Please let me know your thoughts about the method once you try it out. If you already are familiar with this method and used it before, please share with me and the readers what other ways you used the 4-7-8 Breathing technique.

Ps. don’t forget to share the knowledge, after all sharing is caring!

Wishing you a great day!