Healing Through Visions 4-7-8 Breathing Technique

The 4-7-8 Breathing Technique

The 4-7-8 Breathing Technique: A Simple Way to Reduce Stress and Improve Health While there are a variety of methods available to alleviate stress, the 4-7-8 breathing technique has gained popularity as a natural and effective way to manage anxiety and improve sleep. This technique was developed by Dr. Andrew Weil, a renowned integrative medicine expert who has long advocated for the power of breathwork in promoting physical and emotional wellbeing. The technique is based on the principles of pranayama, an ancient yogic practice that involves regulating the breath to promote relaxation and balance in the body. This simple yet powerful technique involves inhaling for four counts, holding the breath for seven counts, and exhaling for eight counts. By regulating the breath in this way,…

Healing Through Visions 3 Ways To Transmute Anxiety, Worry & Stress

3 Fast Ways to Transmute Anxiety, Worry and Stress

3 Fast Ways to Transmute Anxiety, Worry and Stress Anxiety, worry and stress are common experiences that can have a significant impact on our mental and emotional wellness. These feelings can arise from a variety of sources, including work, relationships, financial concerns, and health issues, among others. While it is normal to experience these emotions from time to time, prolonged or intense feelings of anxiety, worry and stress can negatively affect our quality of life. Fortunately, there are many effective techniques that can help to transmute anxiety, worry and stress, and restore our sense of calm and inner peace. This fact sheet provides tips and guidance on some of the most effective methods for managing these difficult emotions, including color visualization, breathing techniques, and the…

Healing Through Visions High Alert Anxiety Management

High Alert Anxiety Management

High Alert Anxiety Management: How to Safely Lean into Anxiety during Challenging Situations In today’s fast-paced world, we are constantly faced with high alert situations that trigger our nervous system’s fight, flight, or freeze response. These can include anything from a job interview to a difficult conversation with a loved one or even a global pandemic. When our nervous system goes into overdrive, we may experience anxiety, panic attacks, and other negative emotions that can make it difficult to cope. Fortunately, there are specific techniques that we can practice to manage anxiety during high alert situations effectively. In this article, we will explore these techniques and provide tips for safely leaning into anxiety and managing our emotions. One of the most effective ways to manage…