This time, I want to share a breathing exercise I always include in my meditation classes:.
It will only take a minute, and it will leave you feeling better, it is guarantied. It is called The 4 - 7 - 8 breath, you will soon understand why... :)
Try to do it as you read this... and find out for yourself how effective this thing is... :D
To begin, sit up straight, take your back off the back rest. Take a deep breath in, through the nose...
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