Breathing and the Nervous System

Did you realize that breathing can have a positive impact on the nervous system?  

There are two parts of the nervous system. The sympathetic nervous system controls the part of our brain that has the “fight-or-flight response.” The parasympathetic nervous system is the “brake” which slows down your body.

Breathing helps you to relax your mind.

Blood flows into your brain to areas that aid in problem-solving. You stay out of the flight-or-fight mode and are able to deal with problems rationally.

Read the full article here:  The Power of the Breath in Calming the Nervous System.