Yoga is what inspired Dr. Andrew to make “The 4-7-8 Breathing Exercise”. This exercise is very simple and easy and can be done where ever you want. No equipment is needed and won’t take long to be done.
“The 4-7-8 Breathing Exercise” Instructions:
1) Breathe out entirely through your mouth, making a whoosh sound.
2) Close your mouth and inhale gently through your nose to a count of four.
3) Hold your breath for a count of seven.
4) Exhale totally through your mouth, making a whoosh sound to a count of eight.
5) This is one breath. Do the same for three more times for a total of four breaths.
What actually this practice does it lowers the heart rate and calms the mind. Dr. Andrew advises to concentrate on keeping the ratio exact and inhaling/exhaling deeply every time.
Although it sounds very easy be sure not to criticize it before trying it.
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Source : healthylifestory.net