Tag: body based mental health

Treating Breathing Disorders

Treating Breathing Disorders Breath is often called the force of life- and it truly is in both a literal and metaphorical way. However, the power

Using Vibration for Vagus Nerve Health

Using Vibration for Nervous System Healing      Our nervous system functions and communicates in frequencies. This can be understood on a strictly scientific level, as

Sleep Is The Ultimate Detox

Sleep is so often seen as an after thought to our self care routines. But good quality sleep is essential to our health! Sleep is

Chronic Stress Effects

Cortisol is not inherently harmful. Stress is not a bad word. All of the effects cortisol has in our body, long and short term, make

Polyvagal Theory

Up near the base of the cranium where the vagus nerve connects to the brain stem, it splits into two branches. The ventral vagal and

The Basics of Nervous System Activation

This chart is a fantastic visual illustration of the nervous system to help understand the different activation states. As you go higher up in the

Triune Brain

The brain evolved in three major bursts: one when we were reptiles, one when we became mammals, and one when we became human. Each part