Calming breathing technique: What is it and why is it important?

Calming breathing techniques are deep breathing exercises that can help to reduce stress, anxiety, and tension.

They can also help to improve sleep, mood, and overall well-being.

How to do a calming breathing technique

There are many different calming breathing techniques, but one of the simplest and most effective is the 4-7-8 breath. To do this breath, follow these steps:

Exhale completely through your mouth

Inhale slowly through your nose for a count of 4

Hold your breath for a count of 7

Exhale slowly through your mouth for a count of 8

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