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Try The 4:7:8 Technique

It's day 9 of the Stress Less challenge.

Controlled breathing can promote feelings of relaxation and calm while reducing stress. Today's tip is try the 4:7:8 technique. Slowly inhale over four counts, hold the breath for a count of seven, then exhale for a count of eight. Repeat the process three times in a row to calm and center yourself. You can also try one of these other beginner breathing techniques to help you de-stress.

Are there other ways you like to unwind? Share your ideas in our challenge thread or post a photo in in our Facebook group or on Twitter or Instagram. Remember to mention @HealthyNurseUSA and tag us with #healthynurse.

Find this helpful? Join us on day 10.

Blog Challenge Tips 10/28/2018 3:44am CDT



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