Tag: nervous system

Sensation: The Language of the Reptile Brain

February 27, 2020
“You only have to let the soft animal of your body love what it loves” – – Mary Oliver In the personal growth and self help worlds, we often work...

How the Nervous System Works Part 2: How Trauma Affects the Body

January 2, 2020
We know that in a healthy nervous system, we move easily between the three states of sympathetic, slow parasympathetic (ventral vagal), and quick shutdown (dorsal vagal). In a nervous system...

How the Nervous System Works Part 1: The Branches of the Autonomic Nervous System

October 5, 2019
In this post, we’ll take a look at how the Nervous System works, and how understanding it can be helpful to our health, wellness, and optimal functioning. The Autonomic Nervous...