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A Starving Brain is a Stressed Brain!

We talk about stress management a lot. Popular psychology discusses the impact of our relationships, work life, finances, and emotional state on our brains. And

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