Brain + relationships + mind. My current deep dive.
I'm doing the 365 Day Meditation Challenge with the Insight Timer ommunity and I couldn't be more excited -- and calm. Ha! I'm determined to help kids and adults, including myself, exercise control of their mind/body so they can relax, feel happy, and learn. I believe mindfulness and meditation (flow states) can play a key role. I blogged about it here.
I hear consistently that the key to mindfulness is breathing
"Focus on your breath," they say. Why is your breath such a big deal? How do I breathe right, anyway? Dr.
Emma Seppälä published an article about breathing that I found quite oxygenating. The article is called An Incredible Alternative to Mindfulness You've Never heard of.
Active Breathing and the.....Exhale
Per Dr. Seppälä, active and deep breathing activate the relaxation state in your nervous system, versus the fight or flight state triggered by stress and trauma. Intentional deep breathing is a free and natural way to relax. This is a win-win.Read More