Higher Concentration & Lower Stress with this Simple Breathwork Exercise

If you are new to Breathwork or simply looking to incorporate a new transformative stress reliever Box Breathing is for you!

This exercise can be done by anyone. Find a comfortable quiet place and lets begin!

1. Inhale

Sit in a comfortable position and slowly inhale through your nose, filling up your lungs with air, for a count of 4. Focus on your breath and bring awareness to how this first inahle feels.

2. Hold

Hold this breath for 4 seconds.

3. Exhale

Exhale slowly through your mouth for 4 seconds.

4. Hold

Hold this exhalation for 4 seconds. 

5. Repeat 

Repeat this process a few times or until you enter a relaxed state. 

Check out this diagram below. Save it on your phone to refer back to later. 



Potential Benefits of Box Breathing  

  • Higher concentration for a prolonged period of time. 
  • Mind clarity. 
  • The ability to make decisions more efficiently throughout the day. 
  • Regulates the autonomic nervous system, which is the primary mechanism in control of the fight-or-flight response.
  • Reduces stress in everyday experiences.  
  • Greater feelings of happiness. 
  • It is very simple to learn and can be done anywhere. 

Breathwork Apps 

Want to learn more about Breathwork? Check out these useful apps: 

Breathwrk: Breathing Exercises

Wim Hof Method 

Breethe: Meditation & Sleep

iBreathe: Relax and Breathe


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