In the fast paced lives we live with constant stimulus from technology, minimal down time, poor food and hydration etc. As a result our nervous systems can be wired to be sympathetically tuned.
There are two major branches of the Autonomic Nervous System. The sympathetic branch is how many of us operate through our day and is often likened to being in "fight or flight." The parasympathetic branch of nervous system is the opposite and is where we "rest and digest." A healthy system is one that can flick into fight flight when needed, but then revert back to rest and digest, so that we can maintain resilience and wellness.
When we spend far too much time running around like a headless chook in fight or flight mode, our nervous system can become