M3L2 – Controlled Breathing and the Brain (text lesson only)

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Breathing influences our emotional states. Why? Because breathing speaks directly to our brain and nervous system. Mindful breathing engages the parasympathetic nervous system. Controlled, deep breathing communicates with the nervous system by slowing heart rate, calming the body’s fight or flight response thus reducing cortisol and adrenaline production.  Slow, purposeful breathing also speaks to the […]

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