Why Is Calming Your Nervous System Down So Important?
The primary (central) nervous system is located in the brain and spinal cord. It’s the command center responsible for sending important messages to the entire body (think of it as your body’s very own carrier pigeon). If you can breathe, move, think, and function under pressure, you can thank your primary nervous system!
The peripheral nervous system works with the central nervous system by branching across the body to reach every organ and limb.
There’s also the famous vagus nerve, which stems from the brain down through the neck and abdomen to regulate the digestive system and many other organs.
When your nervous system is overworked, your body may enter a chronic state of fight or flight. This is when your body believes it’s in danger — even when it’s not.
(Source: Body Bio)
What Can We Do To Re-Set An Out Of Whack Nervous System?
– Deep breathing exercises (Opt for a Youtube tutorial to help you breathe intentionally)
– Acupuncture or EFT (Visit a local specialist for more information)
– Go on a hike or nature walk
– Decrease Adrenaline Output (Opt for lower impact workouts, happier movies or shows, stopping yourself if you start ruminating about something you can’t change or do anything about in the moment)
– Decrease the stress in your everyday environment
– Live in a place/area that doesn’t make you feel stressed or on edge
– Nurture healthy relationships in your life and limit contact with people who upset or stress you out
The great news is that over time your body will begin to heal and re-set when you do things to help it recharge and re-set itself. It is better to target the root of the problem than rely on drugs or medications when you’re stressed out or healing from trauma.
I hope you all found this helpful today. ❤
Thank you Sara, a very informative share!
You’re welcome. Thanks for reading
Thanks for sharing this idea. Anita
You’re very welcome. Thanks for reading! 😊
Awesome and amazing post! Thank you Sara 🙂
And thank you. 😊
Thanks for sharing those great ideas.
And thank you for reading. 😊❤️
I need to reset everything! But love this post.
Thank you. 😊 I wish you much luck and happiness.
This is really useful, thank you 🙂
You’re very welcome & thank you for reading.
At first, I was thinking, “Wow, this person is on the same trek as me!” But then I realized I was incorrect. The one line you put out was one I’m having a very difficult time with completing.
My son’s gf takes control of every conversation I attempt to have with him. If I refuse her calls, she calls on my son’s phone. So, I had to explain to him that now he will need to leave a message.
At any rate, she “speaks” for him and is always working on controlling the conversations, etc, around her. It’s so annoying.
Anyway, that’s the one aspect you mentioned I need to learn self-control about. It’s driving me mad.
(Sorry, I never mentioned what part of your message I’m referring to– When you were speaking of keeping people with negative vibes out of my life.)
Yes it’s important to do that.
Yikes that’s awful and annoying. In one of my earlier relationships, my bf spoke for me alot. Your son’s gf sounds so controlling with taking his phone and all that. :S
I really hope that you’re fine MJ.. Just don’t think too much and let it be because after some time things will be normal again!
Take care 🤗
Very wise words. I have found that initially starting positive, I began unmasking other things and recognizing them as unhealthy. Then, I worked on them until they were resolved.
Great Share sara as always it’s so informative and nice! You really describe things so well😉
Aw thank you. 🙂
Always welcome ❤😊
Interesting blog Sara. Well written and practical✔🔥
Thank you. 😊