4-7-8 Breathing

This breathing technique can help you to relax, reduce stress or get to sleep.

Make yourself comfortable and start with a full exhalation.

  • Inhale through your nose and count to four
  • Hold your breath and count to seven
  • Exhale fully through your mouth as you count to eight, while making a whoosh sound

Repeat for a total of four cycles.

You can read more about this technique on the WebMD website.