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Urgency Culture

True nervous system healing requires rest not hustle. You cannot hustle or grind your way toward regulation. It’s likely that is the exact energy that created your dysregulation in the first place. Healing demands that we prioritize rest, slowing down and attuning to our needs. We live in a world … Read More

Anger is a Messenger

Did you know that suppressing anger comes at a cost for your nervous system? Anger is a messenger of self-protection. If you were a child who had an emotionally unavailable parent or an abusive parent, there was likely a chronic experience of helplessness and powerlessness. As we get older, anger … Read More

The Importance of Understanding the Polyvagal Nerve

Research shows us that there are significant long-term effects of unresolved childhood trauma on our mental and physical health. There is not enough education and discussion about the physiological effects such as chronic pain, autoimmune diseases, cardiovascular issues, chronic sleep issues, inability to maintain intimate relationships and  friendships, and the … Read More