Entries tagged with “Nervous System”

10 Instant Ways to Calm Yourself Down

If you’re easily overwhelmed, try these techniques to get centered.

3 Simple Steps to Optimal Health

By re-training the muscles of your body and recovering the levels of oxygen your body requires, you’ll notice profound physiological and psychological changes.

An Unusual Way to Soothe Your Nervous System

When the strains of life feel unbearable and you feel that the end of your proverbial (or literal) rope has been reached, here’s a simple way to tap into your internal calm.You’ve …

Are You a Stressaholic? Here’s a Five-Minute Fix

What does it feel like to be in a relaxed state? What triggers me back into a state of stress? What are the signs?

Befriending the Vagus Nerve

Explore the most accessible ways to achieve natural vagus nerve stimulation.

Calm Down: 3 Ways to Activate Your Vagus Nerve

Your vagus nerve is your body's information highway. It helps your brain and body communicate, playing an important role in how you feel.

Making a Choice With the Body

Your head might consider a dilemma logically, the belly intuitively or emotionally, and the pelvic floor will provide information about which scenario feels safer.

Moment Medicine: An Everyday Healing Practice

We need to feel safe in order to heal.

Stressed Out? Lean into It

Stress has become a bad word in our culture. It causes illness and contributes to chronic pain. And we have too much of it. So we practice yoga: we meditate, do savasana, get relax…

The Happiness Track: A Crash Course in Enlightenment

My junior year of college I was driving back from a ski trip during a Vermont snowstorm when I shifted gears and lost control. We swerved across several highway lanes into a ditch,…

Yoga for SIBO

In addition to diet and medicine, yoga can help treat the overgrowth of bacteria in the small intestine.

Your Nervous System Is at War—How to Negotiate Peace

Your nervous system has a sweet spot. Reach the optimal state of calm arousal and call a cease-fire on the war within you.