We’ve all heard it before.
And yet, with our busy, stressed-out everyday lives — and our addiction to technology, our computers and cell phones — it has become so common for us to lose our connection to our breath.
We get lost in our minds, and we forget that we are breathing. We’re still breathing during these long lapses of time where we forget, don’t get me wrong — otherwise, we would die very quickly — but our breath becomes very tense and shallow, which triggers our sympathetic nervous system. Yuck.
Deep, slow, conscious breathing, on the other hand, activates our parasympathetic nervous system. Muy Bueno.Read More