7 Tips To Relieve Physical Stress In 5 Minutes
December 18, 2017
When a person is in a state of stress, he loses clarity of thought and makes spontaneous decisions he may soon regret. Mental tension makes the human body vulnerable and may even lead to various diseases.
The good news is that you can regain your composure by relaxing certain muscles!
How stress manipulates us.
During moments of stress, the so-called reptilian mind (reticular formation, subcortical nodes and middle brain) turns on in the human brain. This primary brain controls the main vital functions (breathing, the metabolism of the bodily organs, stereotyped reactions and movements) and is responsible for the human instinct of survival. When in stress, this instinct becomes dominant and temporarily affects a person's ability to reason in a dangerous situation.