When the Body Says No

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 [...]

“The Descending Line” and its importance for reducing our stress levels and improving our well-being (and the importance of spontaneous breath and restoring order to our internal milieu)

2024-04-26T22:37:12-07:00Movement. Awareness., Nervous System Resiliency, Trauma & Survival Physiology, Unabriged Musings: Anecdotes from personal life|

"Habitual repression of emotion leaves a person in a situation of chronic stress, and chronic stress creates an unnatural biochemical milieu in the body, [ ], Disease , in other words, is not a simple result of some external attack but develops in a vulnerable host [...]