Do you struggle to fall asleep, plagued by racing thoughts? You’re not alone. Many face sleep challenges, often due to anxiety and overthinking. Insufficient sleep can disrupt both mental and physical well-being. Simple breathing exercises before bedtime can help improve your sleep.
Our breathing patterns send crucial signals to our brain. Shallow or irregular breathing can induce stress, leading to sleep disturbances or even insomnia. Taking long, steady exhales with pauses in between can help you fall asleep faster. If overthinking and anxiety are keeping you awake, check out this article from nypost.com (originally in The Sun) for effective breathing techniques to calm your mind for a better night’s sleep.