Links and Ressources about "Breathe - The N"
Nervous system = CNS + PNS
PNS = Somatic Nervous system (voluntary movement) + Autonomic Nervous system (involuntary control of automatic processes )
ANS = Sympathetic (increases energy) + Parasympathetic (conserves energy)
Sympathetic nervous system : increases heart rate, blood pressure, sweat glands - Fight or Flight
Parasympathetic : increases digestion, salivation, decreases heart rate - Rest and Digest
You can override your ANS with breathing
"water breathing" : your go to breathing - 4 to 6 breath per minute
"whisky breathing" : use it to relax and fall asleep - inhale 4 exhale 8 -
"coffee breathing": stimulates sympathetic nervous system - focus on exhale (breath of fire)
"Making simple adjustments to your breathing patterns
throughout the day (...) can yield a transformative impact. Initially, this may sound implausible and overly straightforward, but after delving into years of scientific research and engaging with numerous individuals (...) it becomes evident. "