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Right from childhood, the people we interact with and spend time with are rewiring and shaping our brains at a neurological level.
Slowly and slowly, our brain is ‘pruned’ and tuned according to the people who are with us, like our family, friends, neighbours and even strangers.
If we are with someone we care about, our breathing synchronizes with them, along with the beating of the heart.
This ‘two become one’ phenomenon happens between infants and their caretakers, between therapists and their clients, people singing together, or taking a yoga session.
A comforting word can calm us, and a hateful word can make our brain rush towards a fight or flight mechanism.
People create ‘echo chambers’ where they only see and hear what they want to because it reduces the cognitive and metabolic load on the brain while having a side-effect: They lear...
Words are powerful keys due to the wiring of our brain. A word can heal us from a great distance. If a loved one sends us a beautiful message from across the world, it will change our heart rate, breathing and metabolism.
Ancient texts like The Geeta or The Bible can comfo...
Words are tools for managing our bodies, even if we are not aware of it.
The words we listen to and hear all day have a wide-ranging effect on our brain, which in turn manages our organs and our body budget. The language network controls our heart rate and adjusts the gluc...
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