LC12: Reptilian Reactions & Brainware

As a child, were you ever asked to calm down and count to ten?

If you did, it probably helped.

When we experience something as threatening, our ‘reptile brains’ are hardwired to make us do one of three to survive:

  • Fight
  • Flight
  • Freeze

Count to ten when experiencing a threat and give the more civilized part of your brain a chance to catch up.

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