In a stressful situation, your body gets ready for emergency action, causing certain hormones to flood your system. This “fight or flight” reaction increases your blood pressure, breathing and heart rate, while tightening up all of your muscles. A natural product of our evolution, this response was very important for our ancient ancestors who faced real “life or death” situations.
Meditation Optimizes Your Brainwaves. sleep or awake, your brain fires electrical signals 24 hours per day, outwardly measured as “brainwaves.” Your brainwave state at any given time is the sum total of your thoughts, emotions, mood and overall health. Depending on what you are doing during the day, your brainwave patterns will have varying wavelengths and certain defining characteristics.