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Tone Your Vagus Nerve To Calm Anxiety

Chronic stress, anxiety and unresolved trauma interfere with the balance between the sympathetic (‘fight, flight, freeze’) and parasympathetic (‘rest and restore’) functions of your nervous system. Your vagus nerve is an important part of the parasympathetic (‘rest and restore’) nervous system and it is a branching nerve that starts at the base of the skull and… Continue reading Tone Your Vagus Nerve To Calm Anxiety

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Breathing To Calm Your Mind And Body

We all breathe all the time, but do we know how to breathe properly? Take a normal breath in and then exhale.  How much air are you taking in? Dancers, actors, meditators, swimmers, athletes and yogis all work consciously on their breathing as it is vital in order to perform well.   Every time you breathe,… Continue reading Breathing To Calm Your Mind And Body

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How To Develop Resilience

Have you ever wondered why some people are able to cope with distress more ably than others?  This subject has always fascinated me as I do a lot of work around strengthening resilience with clients who come to me for support.  Resilience can be described as the ability to bounce back or recover quickly from… Continue reading How To Develop Resilience