Catch Your Breath

The 4-7-8


Here’s How:

  1. Inhale through your nose, filling your belly like a balloon for 4 counts;

  2. Hold the breath for 7 counts;

  3. Exhale through your mouth for 8 counts - as if you’re blowing out a candle;

  4. Repeat at least 4x. (10 is better!)

  5. Practice so it comes naturally when you need it.

Here’s why:

This breathing pattern is based on an ancient yogic breathing technique that soothes your nervous system and helps you re-center. Use it to carry you through a challenging time or to help yourself accept “what is.”