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Hi, I'm Sheena.

Welcome to my portfolio and journal. 

I'm a freelance writer and photographer, activist, art director and the creative director of LOVER, an online magazine, editorial and visual content studio and (anti)model agency.

me@thisissheena.com

4-7-8 BREATHING FOR SLEEP

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The 4-7-8 breathing technique based on pranayama is one of the best ways to relax and induce sleep when you are feeling antsy in bed. It helps a lot for my anxiety, particularly because I experience physical symptoms like restlessness or a racing heartbeat that don't help me rest. It also distracts me from overthinking. 

Once you are tucked into bed, breathe out, then breathe in through your nose for four counts, hold the breath for seven counts and exhale very slowly through your mouth for eight counts. Repeat four times or until it works.

 

Drawing by Ruby Etc.

PRODUCTIVITY: MAKE TWO TO-DO LISTS

IF YOU'RE ANXIOUS, GET AN ANXIETY OBJECT