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The 4-7-8 Breathing Technique Can Help You Fall Asleep Faster. Here’s How It Works

 

“When you’re breathing in, you’re just going to breathe in gently and normally through your nose, then you’re going to hold that 7 seconds,” she explains. “Then when you breathe out, you’re going to purse your lips and kind of make like a whooshing sound as you breathe out, so it’s a pretty forceful breath for that 8 seconds, and sometimes you might not make it to the 8 seconds, but the more you do, you’ll eventually be able to get there.”

Jo advises lying down on your back while doing this exercise, even if you usually sleep on your side, in order to get its full benefits.

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