The word ‘stress’ no longer seems to encapsulate the depth and complexity of what we have experienced as a collective. To say we’re burnt out and exhausted was already an understatement pre-2020. Many of us are now entering into the state of freeze, a response by the nervous system designed to help us disassociate or ‘numb out’. Every single one of us has our limit, so what happens when we’re pushed beyond it for a sustained period of time?
Mar 08, 2022
Oct 22, 2021
Have you ever felt like you over-react or are stressed out all the time? Understanding how the vagus nerve and polyvagal theory work may hold the answers for how to live a calmer, more present life.
Sep 27, 2021
Due to world and local current affairs we’re all feeling stressed – to put it mildly. So, what does the gut-brain connection mean for the chronically stressed among us? We’re living in a time where the word ‘unprecedented’ comes up a lot. This unfortunately has also meant unprecedented impacts on our health – particularly the nervous system and the gut.
Aug 30, 2021
Symptoms that can seem completely unrelated often do have a relationship, even the same ‘root cause’. This is the case with leaky gut syndrome (LGS), with symptoms ranging from headaches, skin conditions like acne and eczema, to food allergies, sore joints and fogginess.
Jun 25, 2021
10 Steps To Recalibrating Your Nervous System
Jun 16, 2021
Elizabeth Gilbert says, "The person in the room who is the most relaxed is the one who holds all the power".
May 24, 2021
Long term stress can have real consequences to our minds and bodies. We can feel it taking hold and we know innately that it’s not good to leave stress unaddressed. The research around how a constant, heightened state of overwhelm, a.k.a. an overactive fear or stress response, affects everything from our ability to make decisions, to how it drives modern disease is itself overwhelming.