"Box Breathing"

The Power Of Four

"Breath is the bridge which connects life to consciousness, which unites your body and your thoughts. Whenever your mind becomes scattered, use your breath as the means to take hold of your mind again"

Thich Nhat Hanh

This is a great tool for you to use when you feel stressed, anxious, under pressure, worried or just "a bit all over the place". Maybe you're in the fortunate position of being able to lie down on your bed, close the curtains, earphones in, close your eyes and go. If not don't worry you can use the technique anywhere, it's very simple and very effective! With practice you can do it anytime too, just pop your earphones in follow instructions or

- Breathe in for 4 beats

- Hold your breath for 4 beats

- Breathe out for 4 beats

- Hold your breath for 4 beats

- Repeat

Music - "Beauty Is Her Name" by Chris Mitchell, you can download from

http://www.guitology.co.uk/mytunes/mytunes_index.htm

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