Box Breathing; a 4 step breathing technique to bring down your heart rate, settle your mind, and get one step closer to setting your anxiety to ease.
Step 1. Breathe in counting to 4 at a slow pace. Image the air flowing through your lungs and filling them up
Step 2. Hold your breath for 4 seconds.
Step 3. Slowly exhale through your mouth for 4 seconds. Release your breath slowly and focus on keeping the same tempo you inhaled.
Step 4. Repeat steps 1-3 8-10 times and focus on your mind coming to a relaxed state.
This technique has been proven to ease anxiety, relax for improved sleep, and create more focus throughout your day.
Have you tried?