As you take time to just breathe, it down-regulates your amygdala and enables you to move out of the reactivity of the reptilian brain that yells danger.
Exhaling through your nose switches you into the thoughtfulness and cognitive functioning of your pre-frontal cortex.
As you learn to be intentional in your breathing, you will be able to choose how you respond to the current reality that confronts you.
You are no longer reactive. You are responding with thoughtfulness and clarity.
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