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Box Breathing: How To Use the Technique to Combat Stress | Well+Good

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Box Breathing

The practice itself, which gets its name because there are four equal parts to it, is super simple.

It works on the principle that slowing down your breathing helps you to relax, increases your oxygen intake, releases tension, and stimulates the vagus nerve, which is the longest ne...

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  1. Set a timer for five minutes.
  2. Sit with a straight spine on the floor or in a chair with your feet flat.
  3. Close your eyes and inhale for a count of four.
  4. Hold your breath for a ...

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