Wednesday, January 2, 2008

Controlling Adrenaline Stress through Breath Control

A little adrenaline is good in a crisis. It quickens your responses, sharpens your focus and increases your power. A little too much adrenaline can hinder you in a crisis. It can give you tunnel vision or even cause your senses to black out. It can unhinge your reactions from reality.

If you have a means of controlling adrenaline stress, it can work for you rather than against you. You can achieve that control with a simple technique. Many martial arts teach some form of this technique, and I've seen it in articles about how to control "butterflies" before a job interview or giving a speech. In his book On Combat, David Grossman . . . .

{The material which originally appeared in this blog along with a lot more information and practical methods now appears in my e-book, How to Take Control of Your Adrenaline. Click here to learn more.}

I will describe the technique for controlling adrenaline stress in my next post.

1 comment:

Dr. Paleo Ph.D. said...

A little adrenaline is good in a crisis. It quickens your responses, sharpens your focus and increases your power.

Aha! Finally! Someone who agrees with me!!!