What’s The Longest You’ve Gone Without Sleep?

slep-breathingIf you toss and turn before falling asleep, this may be the trick you need to fall asleep in 60 seconds. Counting sheep has been updated with the 4-7-8 breathing technique, promoted by Dr. Andrew Weil.  By counting breaths, this technique acts as a natural tranquilizer for the nervous system and reduces anxiety and tension. If you can count, breathe, and can’t sleep, this technique may be a free gift that will pay dividends for a lifetime. What’s the longest you’ve gone without sleep? Mind the position of your tongue for this practice.

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