Stress

Don’t Talk About the Nervous System!

I’ve been told TO NOT use the concept of “Nervous System” on the homepage of my website. (Hum?) I’m not so sure I like that idea. (That would be like telling a doctor to not mention medicine; or asking a car salesman to not talk about cars... but I [...]

By |2021-05-25T11:49:06-07:00June 12th, 2015|Nervous System Health, Nervous System Resiliency|

Grace: A Success Story

Success stories come in many shapes and sizes. I could write an entire book about this specific story, but I’ll start with this... At this time in my career, it was 2008 and I was just beginning to learn Somatic Experiencing, a body-based method of helping resolve traumatic events that [...]

By |2019-04-30T13:06:20-07:00April 11th, 2014|Uncategorized|

The Stresses and Subtleties of Institutionalized and Industrialized Child Abuse.

  Day after day I'm seeing real life scenarios in my private practice that back-up a study - The ACE Study - that showcases the prevalence of adverse childhood experiences (ACE) and it's role in adult disease and illness. WARNING - For some this might hit close to home. This [...]

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

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 [...]

By |2019-11-22T18:56:41-08:00December 24th, 2012|Nervous System Resiliency|