Physiology drives psychology.
Just because things are automatic, though, doesn't mean you can't influence or change them. You just need the know-how.
Right now, stress, anxiety, overwhelm, and uncertainty are prevalent. The level of unknown and destabilization in the world around us, even just from Covid, is continual and unnerving… and that naturally creates underlying stress. A lot of it. At this point, it's become chronic. :(
When stress is prominent, nothing seems to come together well. You can't think straight, your body is tired and hurts, emotional eating is rampant, and the creative desire to push ahead has left the building. It doesn't feel or look pretty.
Did you also know that 90% of the signals from the heart go to the head with only 10% in the reverse direction? 90%! This means that the heart is a HUGE influencer of the brain… Really important to know as you seek to manage or remove the stress response that’s often automatic and unconscious.
Remember the heart rate variability pictures I showed a few weeks ago? Which signal would you want your brain to receive? The right is right. :)
Want the quickest ways to chill and stabilize the brain?
- Breathe deep and slow to rebalance the autonomic nervous system.
- Come into the heart and generate a heart-quality feeling sense… the qualities we talked about recently.
Sending you Peace and Love