Powerful 2-minute Vagus Nerve Exercise To Rewire Your Brain From Anxiety

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Are you looking for an instant cool down?

Below is a Simple yet Powerful Exercise to soothe your Vagus Nerve and rewire your brain from stress and anxiety. This is Stanley Rosenberg’s simple, two-minute exercise for activating the ventral vagus nerve.  

Without any further delay, let’s get down to business! Shall we?

Step 1

  • Lie down on your back.
  • Weave and Intertwine the fingers of your hands together in front of you. 

Step 2

  • Place your hands behind your head, with the weight of your head resting comfortably on your fingers. 
  • Feel the hardness of the head with your fingers. Feel the bones of your fingers with your head. 

Step 3

  • Look to the right, moving only your eyes, as far as you can. Do not move your head. 
  • After half a minute or a minute, you’ll notice yourself swallowing, yawning, or sighing. 
  • It is a sign of relaxation. 

Step 4

  • Now, bring your eyes back to the centre, and then look to the left. Repeat the same.
  • Hold your eyes in place until you notice the same signal of relaxation.

🏅 Congratulations. You did it!

How this exercise helps you?

  • This exercise activates the ventral vagus nerve, which in turn increase social engagement. 
  • It increases mobility in the neck and spine.
  • It ups your blood flow to the brain stem, where the cranial nerves originate.

How to measure the impact of the exercise?

  • Rotate your head and neck to the right and the left before and after the exercise.
  • Notice the increased range of movement and better flexibility of your spine.
  • Experience a heightened state of awareness

The Key Takeaway

This is the short clip of the Basic Exercise video for a better guide.

You can also buy the book- Accessing the Healing Power of the Vagus Nerve by Stanley Rosenberg for an in-depth understanding of the psychological and physical well-being by clicking here.

Every time you feel a little out of control in your life, try this simple and Powerful Vagus Nerve Exercise. You will feel the instant calm!

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