Do you have an important job tomorrow? You need to catch up? But you still can’t sleep? Then you’re in the right place. There are many falling asleep techniques ; but this is the best! Used by Indian yogis for a long time, this meditation technique quickly puts you to sleep .
This method is called ‘4-7-8 method’ . You have 3 steps to do:
1. Breathe calmly from your nose for 4 seconds.
2. Hold your breath for 7 seconds.
3. Gently breathe in for 8 seconds.
Repeat the above steps 3-4 times, respectively. It’s really simple. It may sound crazy, but it really works.
How is it working?
When you are stressed and anxious, the amount of adrenaline in your blood increases. You breathe faster. This breathing exercise is a kind of calming task. Deliberately slowing your breath in this way slows your heart’s rhythm and calms you down. In fact, the event is simply a simple physiology. The same exercise also helps to calm your mind by concentrating on your breathing.
This technique has been researched by Harvard Medical Doctor Andrew Weil . This method has been used by Indian yogis for several centuries as a meditation technique. We can say that it is completely harmless.
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