Psychoneuroimmunology is based on the terrain theory of immunity rather than the conventional and limited viral immunity theory. If you have a toxic terrain for emotional, energetic, environmental, or nutritional reasons that creates disease.
“It’s not bad for you to get stressed. It is terrible for you to stay stressed.” (Emily Fletcher – founder of Ziva meditation and global meditation expert https://zivameditation.com/)
When we stay stressed for long periods of time (like most of us do), the body ages more quickly, our sleep quality decreases, our brains begin to atrophy, and we’re more susceptible to sickness and depression.
Chronic stress means your body is in a constant state of fight-or-flight. This causes your adrenaline and cortisol levels to increase which is like dumping acid into your body all day every day. It creates inflammation which keeps you from reaching your full performance capabilities physically and emotionally.
Heartful Breathing is the perfect antidote to the stresses of everyday life and the backlog of accumulated stress as it gives you deep healing rest and so much more energy.