“This simple act of weaving breath, narration, and action can transform us physiologically, psychologically, and spiritually. Physiologically, Breath, Word, and Deed reverses our fight-or-flight feedback loop. When we addicts amp ourselves up on ambition, we trigger a regularly scheduled release of cortisol and adrenaline. These stress hormones give us a better buzz than a hipster-brewed latte. They inspire us to accelerate our speed, increase our output, boost our confidence, enlarge our dreams, and then send these juiced-up dreams once more through our nervous system, triggering an even greater surge of fight-or-flight.” B. Shalva
Read the article, learn the technique and try it. We hope it will help that busy-ness addiction a little.
This Daily Stillness has been recycled from previously published ones:
• #tds493 Breath, Word, and Deed (Nov 4, 2016)