DAY 5: Pause. Breathe. Repeat

Between stimulus and response there is always a space. In that space is the power to choose our response. In our response, lies our growth and our freedom
— Victor Frankl
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Day 5 self reflection:

Times in your day when you would feel comfortable taking a long deep breathe. Circle all that apply: Five try that day: everytime you go through a doorway. While someone is talking.


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Daily Micro-Science: Vagus Nerve

Stages of Change: Everyone tries to be smooth and do things only when they are perfectly able. Need to do that and then up your game and start getting your heartrate up so you can stay composed under pressure. The basic concept is that your brain remembers a skill more easily if you have practiced that skill in a similar “state or aroused level” before. If I put a few more lines in here then everything gets pushed down a little bit further. If you keep going then it will look even better if you have a few lines that make a spacer of sorts and fills up enough space to make it look pretty and even across all the website images and vids.

Meditation increases gray matter, new connections  and cells in the brain to frontal cortex, oxygenated blood then can flow more freely to rational centers of brain, making for better decisions. Also to hippocampus which sees accurate portrayal of reality, and also insula cortex (empathy and relationsihps) rubbing of hands together tells guards in watchtower thtat theycan relax. increases gray

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  • TAKEAWAY:Things get easier and less scary you just have to start.

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Daily Meditation: Breathe Work

4-6 breathes per minute: longer out breathe: time it Every time your heart beats your brain gets 20 percent of volume even though its only 3 percent of mass. That’s why during sex or exercise when heart rate increase, your brain gets more blood, but trauma too much or too high of heart rate can cuase intracranial pressure

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  • TAKEAWAY:Things get easier and less scary you just have to start. Stress vaccinations: myelination between left PFC and amydgala incrase: why gratitude journals work



Day 1 Meditation: Follow the shape

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Make Every Breath Count
— Anonymous

Daily Motion Task: ReMindful Art

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Day 1 Motion Task: Put a sticky note or tape a piece a paper to someone you go past every morning with the word “breathe” on it. It could be in on your bathroom mirror, close to the handle of your fridge, or next to your bed. Now everytime you see that word it will be hard to not do as it commands.


Bonus Material:

#1) Ted Talk: Emotional Intelligence: Using the Laws of Attraction:

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#2) Cosmic Orgasm-The Rise of Conscious Breathing: The Guardian

Check out this article by Greater Good: by Every time your heart beats your brain gets 20 percent of volume even though its only 3 percent of mass. That’s why during sex or exercise when heart rate increase, your brain gets more blood, but trauma too much or too