The amygdala is a tiny part of our brain that has been wired for thousands of years for one thing. To keep us alive. Many years ago, if a human was hunting in the forest and heard a twig snap, they would run for fear of being attacked by a wild animal. That’s a signal from the amygdala and it was necessary at the time. Fight or flight.
If that signal was not there, death could ensue. Continue reading