We’ve all heard the saying “Trust your gut” as referring to trusting your deeper inner knowing, and when someone feels nervous you might remember the phrase of having “butterflies in my stomach” or for a difficult experience being “gut wrenching.” There is a good reason for this intuitive speech. We now know that your gut (enteric nervous system) is lined with over 100 million nerves, the very same tissues as your central nervous system.
Category: Holistic Health Practice
The universe is always providing for us. Whether we recognize the provision or not is another story. If you are struggling to receive or understand your current situation, you might consider these three suggestions: 1. Ask for what it is you want. We often think we have communicated what we want or need yet if you find […]
Yoga Nidra, also known as Yogic Sleep, is a meditative practice that allows your consciousness to reach a powerful place between your sleeping and waking state. This state of mind is transformative and can be used to promote stress-relief, deep relaxation, and lessen anxious feelings. Yoga Nidra is most useful when used as part of […]
First you may ask, “What exactly is the vagus nerve?” The vagus nerve is the longest and most complex of all the cranial nerves. It runs from the brain through the face, the thorax, into the abdomen, and down to the colon. Vagus (meaning wandering, in Latin) nerve got it’s name because it wanders about […]
How often do you pause to get yourself grounded? Grounding represents different things to different people. For me, grounding is a conscious practice that helps me become more connected with myself, which leads me to have deeper, heathier connections with everything around me. I find grounding is best achieved in nature. With the cold weather […]