Breath: The Doorway to the Autonomic Nervous System
Why Breathing is so important to your Relaxation Response (RR)
Our breathing is a doorway to the RR that anyone can access easily without meditation training. That is because our breathing is the ONLY part of your Autonomic (remember that’s the ‘automatic’) nervous system that you can get under conscious control easily. It’s the link between your conscious and unconscious nervous system.