Body-Brain Connection: The Polyvagal Theory

There is an intimate connection between the body and the brain. Dr. Stephen Porges, the originator of the Polyvagal Theory, identified a biological order of human response that is active in all human experience. Deb Dana, has brought the Polyvagal Theory to the world in a user-friendly format. I’ve written a few times about the … Read more

NeurOptimal® – The Bridge to Other Tools

As humans, our bodies are wired for negativity, in that our tendency is to focus more on negative events, feelings, emotions than on pleasant or joyful ones.  In our nervous system, our bias is toward identifying danger and being able to mount the physical resources to fight or flee from danger.  The uncertainty, lockdowns and … Read more