Is it too difficult for you to sleep at night? You must try the 4-7-8 breathing technique that aims to help you fall asleep in 60 seconds! It sounds great, right?
This method has been promoted by Harvard-trained Dr. Andrew Weil, and involves the regulation of breathing to several counts of 4, 7 and 8. It is very interesting that allows oxygen to fill the lungs best, and Calming your mind.
Some people have difficulty sleeping. We can chalk it up to bad food late at night, too many screens before bedtime, and stress. It is very difficult to turn off your brain down and give it a rest for the night.
The question is, what is the method 4, 7 and 8?
The method was developed by a health professional, educated at Harvard, Dr. Andrew Weil, who studies meditation, breathing and how they can be used to counteract stress. It is very easy and simple. You breathe through your nose for four in second place, argues that for seven seconds and exhale through your mouth for eight seconds. heart rate slows, and also releases chemicals in the brain that calm.
If you are skeptical like me, you should try it! I tried it, and trust me it works! It ended up working as a total charm. I was out before reaching my fourth repetition and tends to easily knock him out in less than a minute.
This method is ideal for more than just sleeping though. At the moment we are stressed, our endocrine system releases adrenaline from our adrenal glands. This raises the heart rate, and can make you feel nervous and upset. It becomes rapid and shallow breathing. However, use of this method of breathing, to counteract the natural effects of adrenaline and the body is forced to slow down your heart rate. You not have a choice! At first, you may feel a little uncomfortable. After a while, you really feel that your heart rate slow and clear your mind. Therefore, why not try this tonight and tell us what you think?