4-Part Breathing Exercise

Inhale. Pause. Exhale. Pause. Repeat. It really can be that simple.

What part of the breath are you at right now while reading this sentence?

  • Inhale

  • Pause between the inhale and exhale

  • Exhale

  • Pause between the exhale and inhale

There is no right answer but becoming more mindful of your breath can help you realize where you’re at in its cycle.


This Four-Part Breathing Exercise a.k.a. Box Breathing equalizes all parts of your breath. Watch the video on my Stand Up for Your Self-Care YouTube Channel and then try it on your own.


Practice It: 4-Part Breathing Exercise

Check out this 4-Part Breathing Exercise on my Stand Up for Your Self-Care YouTube Channel. Subscribe to my channel for a continuous flow of self-care inspiration!

Note that this website and the Stand Up for Your Self-Care YouTube Channel are for informational purposes only and should not be used as a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. Speak with your doctor before beginning any new exercise routine or wellness plan.

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