Category: Science

“Your Breath is Your Brain’s Remote Control”

We have all heard this simple saying during times of trouble: “Take a deep breath in.”

 

Science being science, however, indicates that we may now have to update this old adage to read “Take a deep breath in it will help you be more emotionally aware but only if you inhale specifically through your nostrils and not your mouth—good luck.”

— Carol Goh in mindful.org

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“The Neurobiology of Grace Under Pressure”

Researchers continue to confirm that daily habits of mindset and behavior can create a positive snowball effect through a feedback loop linked to stimulating your vagus nerve.

 

In this entry I will show you 8 habits that stimulate healthy ‘vagal tone’ and allow you to harness the power of your vagus nerve to help you stay calm, cool, and collected in any storm.

via Psychology Today