- Stand or sit comfortably
- Breathe in while you count five seconds in your mind
- Breathe out while you count five seconds.
- Repeat this breathing pattern (5 seconds in, 5 seconds out) until you start to notice your symptoms getting less.
How long is 5 seconds?
It takes 5 seconds to “say” in your mind:
- One elephant, two elephants, three elephants, four elephants, five elephants.