Somatic Experiencing

Did you know that taking a deep breath to relax is actually counter-productive?

2024-04-26T21:31:25-07:00Healthy Nervous System Lifestyle, Trauma & Survival Physiology|

When we are more active; during exercise, when we go up a flight of stairs or run for the bus, our breathing should increase. When we are relaxed; reading a book, watching TV or sleeping, our breathing goes down because our metabolism is slower. Why do we find [...]

My year of heaven, hell and healing. What I’m certain of as I roll into 2012.

2024-04-26T22:29:14-07:00I'm Smitten-With..., Irene's Musings, Nervous System Resiliency, Relationships & Social Connection, Unabriged Musings: Anecdotes from personal life|

In July 2010 I decided to leave Whistler for a six month hiatus. I drove many many miles in my trusty station wagon. I visited many great friends and colleagues. I followed my gut. My instincts led me. It was glorious. During the tail end of the trip I [...]

Near-death experiences (NDE’s), anesthesia states, surgical procedures: Potential medical problems that can follow and how to heal: A Skype Client from Tennessee Writes of Her Improvements

2024-04-26T22:40:28-07:00Nervous System Resiliency, Trauma & Survival Physiology|

Click here to re-tweet "Near-death experiences (NDE's), anesthesia states, surgical procedures: Potential medical problems that can follow and how to heal: A Skype Client from Tennessee Writes of Her Improvements" // I just received this LOVELY letter (see below where it says "Julianne's Letter") from a client way back [...]