Notes to Self

Where Are the Chakras Located? 

While doing yoga or any other meditation exercises, you’ll hear the words “chakras” and “open your chakras” a lot. 

It’s believed that chakras are responsible for the energy flow in your body, and they should always be open. If not…

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How Does Psilocybin Work? 

Through the ingestion of magic mushrooms, a psychedelic called psilocybin enters your system and sets to work. It induces a form of a mental trip that lasts a duration of four to six hours. On this trip, one person can…

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Alexa Sounds for Sleeping 

What's the best treatment for Insomnia?

"Alexa, play Sonic Yogi"

Since the dawn of time, human beings have always been used to sleeping with some form of sound within their hearing range. Wind, rain, and fire have been alongside…

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Yoga for Trauma Release 

In yoga and other “alternative” healing methods, it is widely known and accepted that trauma leaves its mark on both the mind and body. Various theories exist in modern psychology that attempt to explain the mind-body connection (or disconnection) resulting…

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How to Reset your Nervous System 

In a previous article, I explained the difference between the sympathetic nervous system (SNS) and the parasympathetic nervous system (PSNS). These two systems are the two main divisions of the autonomic nervous system (ANS) and both have an enormous effect…

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HPA Axis Explained 

Did you know that your body contains an interactive and ever-dynamic neuroendocrine (i.e., involving both the nervous system and the endocrine system) unit that is composed of three hormone-secreting organs? It is called the HPA axis and it plays a…

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HPA Axis Dysfunction Symptoms (and What You Can Do) 

Fatigue, difficulty falling asleep, brain fog, dizziness, nausea, loss of appetite, low blood pressure, increased sugar and/or salt cravings, and unintentional weight gain or weight loss. These are just some of the many potential symptoms of HPA axis dysfunction. 

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3 stages of stress response

The General Adaptation Syndrome (3 stages of stress response) 

Fatigue, insomnia, irritability, poor concentration, confusion, frustration, and anxiety. Both the physical and psychological effects of stress are numerous and often easily recognizable. But do you also know what the different…

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