Our Breathing Controls Everything

Here’s what you may have noticed. Your body will do the same thing when you perceive a threat.

So, long exhales calm us down; long inhales set us up for action.

Aren’t we lucky to have these built-in responses?

Here is a list of what the sympathetic nervous system can do when needed:

  1. It promotes arousal and energy generation and inhibits digestion.



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Lynn Zimmering

Well, I’ve done it — I’m ninety! I can hardly believe it myself and still writing. Here’s the deal; I’ll keep writing if you keep reading. Thanks.