dear darkness // pj harvey
won’t you do this for me, dearest darkness
and cover me from the sun?
and though the words tightening
the words are tightening around my throat and, and …
- breath in for 4 seconds
- hold your breath for 7 seconds
- exhale breath for 8 seconds
repeat once or twice more.
This causes an autonomic nervous system shift from a sympathetic (fight or flight reaction) state to a parasympathetic response.
Use this for panic/anxiety attacks, exams, presentations.