If you can’t keep your eyes open after lunch at your desk and you definitely can’t keep them closed when you’re lying in bed thinking about all the things you totally should have done then you suffer from insomnia. But we have some good news.The Harvard-trained physician Dr. Andrew found a new method to fall asleep in less then 60 seconds.
What’s his secret? Is it some magical pill, potion or lotion? No. Just some breathing techniques.
Dr. Andrew Weil developed the 4-7-8 method, an easy way to calm both the mind and the body, thus helping you fall asleep in under 60 seconds. Other benefits of this technique include stress-reduction, slower heart rate, improved concentration, and more.
The 4-7-8 Breathing Technique
The technique is very straightforward and easy:
- You take a deep breath through your nose for four seconds.
- You hold your breath in for 7 seconds.
- You then forcefully exhale through your mouth for eight seconds.
- Repeat the process 4-6 times.
Watch this video and follow the instructions how to fight insomnia and to fall asleep in less then 60 seconds: