Turn off Anxiety in Your Nervous System: 4 Ways to Turn on the Parasympathetic Response

Your brilliant, wise, beautiful body has a counterbalancing force to combat stress and anxiety. It’s called the parasympathetic response (that’s para as in parachute). And this is the body’s natural way of slowing down and creating a sense of calm and safety. Learn how you can use your body’s parasympathetic response to feel calmer and… Continue reading Turn off Anxiety in Your Nervous System: 4 Ways to Turn on the Parasympathetic Response

Anxiety Hurts

Everybody knows what anxiety feels like – it’s annoying and counterproductive and apparently useless, so why does it exist? It turns out your anxiety isn’t useless at all – it’s a result of the sympathetic nervous system (in charge of the fight or flight response), which lets you respond immediately to threats and can also… Continue reading Anxiety Hurts