Box Breathing - Visual Guide

3rd May, 2021    |    By  ABC Life    |     811

First, empty your lungs of air. Then breathe in time with the animation to start box breathing.

For more detailed instructions: ⁠

☁ Slowly inhale for 4 counts

☁ Hold the breath for a count of 3 ⁠⁠

☁ Slowly exhale for 4 counts

☁ Hold the breath for a count of 3

☁ Repeat the cycle up to 4 times⁠

Box breathing, also known as square breathing or four-square breathing, is a technique used when taking slow, deep breaths. It can be done several times throughout the day and helps calm nerves and relieve stress. The use of breathing techniques can also be useful in the reduction of anxiety and depression. When you’re not used to it, anxiety and fear might seem difficult to overcome, but there are ways to manage these feelings.

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