We arrive in this world with our first breath and take our last one as we leave.
it is the only thing that is constant.
So lets have a chat about breath work and how it regulates our vagus nerve. Sounds fancy, right? Well, don't worry, I'll break it down for you in a fun and easy way and our
First of all, what is breath work? Breath work is a practice of consciously controlling your breathing patterns to achieve certain benefits, such as relaxation, stress relief, emotional healing, or spiritual awakening. There are many types of breath work, such as deep breathing, alternate nostril breathing, box breathing, and more.
You can find plenty of tutorials online but getting our smalls to do this needs some play thrown in!
Lavenderbuddy makes it even simpler for our smalls as it has chakra points to use for focus and timing.
We can prompt our smalls to do this by saying" Breathe in through your nose like you are smelling a flower, then blow out your mouth like we are blowing out a candle"
Gus and Maggi have some fun doing this on our you tube channel and the smalls will enjoy this mischief they both get up to!
So how does breath work regulate your vagus nerve? Well, when you breathe deeply and slowly, you stimulate your vagus nerve and activate the parasympathetic nervous system. This lowers your heart rate and blood pressure, improves your digestion and immunity, and boosts your mood and well-being. In other words, breath work helps you relax and heal your body and mind.
Breath work is a simple yet powerful tool that you can use anytime and anywhere to improve your health and happiness. All you need is your breath and a few minutes of your time. So why not give it a try today? You might be surprised by how much better you feel after a few rounds of breath work. Trust me, your vagus nerve will thank you for it.