Today I have a short video for you on why simply slowing down our breath to calm our nervous system and reset it isn’t enough, and why it (often) doesn’t work.
There’s so much myth and misinformation out there, so today, I’m setting it straight!
This piece was originally created on Instagram, but I know that all of you aren’t over there (but please follow me if you aren’t yet).
Here’s what one person said about it via Insta:
Resources I mention in the Vlog:
Article: Did you know that taking a deep breath to relax is actually couterproductive?
Vlog: The Polyvagal Theory Explained
Long-form lecture: All things Polyvagal plus Q&A