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4x4 Breathing Technique for Energy and Focus

A simple yet powerful breathing technique which serves as “Pick me up now!” technique when you need to get focused quickly while dealing with stress or fatigue.

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Sit comfortably, in your chair or on the floor. Place your hands in a prayer position in front of your chest or keep them relaxed palm down on your laps. Eyes closed or just relax your gaze.

Prepare by doing a slow inhale and exhale, in your head say “I am here, I am now”.

Start breathing:

  • Inhale on count of 4

  • Hold your breath on count of 4

  • Exhale on count of 4

  • Hold your breath on count of 4

Repeat for a total of 3 minutes.

Finish with a slow inhale, holding your breath for 10-30 seconds. and exhale slowly.

Rub your palms to create some heat in your hands and place them onto your face for a moment.

Experience the sensation of being calm, focused, and energized.


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