Do you ever catch yourself sitting at your desk and realize you're not really breathing (or maybe really shallow quiet breaths)?
Or maybe you're running around all day and you suddenly realized you've been contracting the muscles in your stomach.
Or you've been so focused that someone has actually asked you if you're breathing!
Either way, holding our breath or constantly taking shallow breaths is an indicator that we're in "fight or flight mode" i.e. producing cortisol.
And if you haven't noticed, start paying attention to a few things:Read More