Deep Breathing micro-lesson
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Hey! Your vagus nerve is a nerve that connects your brain to other parts of your body. It's responsible for a whole lot that goes on inside of you and one of the things that it's responsible for is regulating your nervous system and helping you to relax. So, when you start to feel emotional and maybe you're getting shaky, maybe you've got anxiety, one of the things that you can do to help your nervous system regulate is taking deep breaths. So, breathe with me. We're going to take a deep breath in and now let it out slowly. Can you feel your body already starting to relax? Even if you weren't in an upregulated state or you weren't feeling tense and emotional, just doing these deep breaths all the way in, holding it, and letting it out slowly can just help you feel even more relaxed and at peace and present. Let's do it one more time. Deep breath in and hold it. Now, let it out. Good job learning how to regulate your own nervous system. You've got this.
Kids earn more screen time by answering fun educational questions.
Here are some example of questions about this video that kids may be asked in the 1Question app to earn screen time.
What is one thing you can do to regulate your nervous system?1) take deep breaths2) breathe really fast3) panic4) stand on your head
What nerve connects your brain to other parts of your body and helps you relax?1) Vagus Nerve2) Relaxation Nerve3) Sleepy-time Nerve4) Venus Nerve
When you want to regu1ate your nervous system or relax, should you breathe fast or slow?1) Slow2) Fast
Is it good to practice slow breathing even when I am already calm?1) Yes2) No
Did you pratice deep breathing with me?1) Yes2) No
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