10 Secrets To Getting A Goodnight Sleep

#9 – Use The 4-7-8 Method

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The 4-7-8 method, a breathing technique that according to various bloggers, can put you to sleep in a matter of seconds. This method relaxes your body by increasing the amount of oxygen in your blood stream. Here’s how to do the 4-7-8 method:

  • Start by placing the tip of your tongue just behind your front teeth. Keep it in this position throughout the entire exercise.
  • Exhale with your mouth while making a whooshing sound.
  • Inhale quietly through with your mouth closed while counting from one up to four in your head.
  • Hold your breath while counting seven.
  • Exhale again through your mouth with a whoosh sound for eight counts.
    Do this cycle for a total of four times.

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