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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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The 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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How to Manage Stress Without Medication 

“The practice of meditation helps us to release the tension—within the body, within the mind, within the emotions—so that healing can take place.”

- Thich Nhat Hanh, “This Is the Buddha’s Love” 

Although “stress” itself isn’t a medical diagnosis, the…

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