What is the Holy Grail of being well and managing stress successfully? Neuroscientists and researchers agree the vagus nerve has a lot to do with it. The vagus isn’t the only thing that drives your health, but it is a massive driver of it. Put it this way, if you don’t attend to vagal tone, then you have to make time for illness. What is the Vagus Nerve? Wikipedia Common License The … [Read more...] about Nervous System Hacks to Keep Calm (& Vagus On)
10th Anniversary Post©2008. Ginger Garner. It has been 10 years since I originally wrote this post, and it is as meaningful and lesson-bearing for me as the day I wrote it. So I have refreshed and reposted it in honor of a decade of meaningful, loving Christmas and Holiday celebrations. Family conflict during the Holiday Season. Even mentioning it gets a rise out of most people when I talk … [Read more...] about 10th Anniversary of Christmas Crunch: 5 Building Better Relationships Guidelines for Your Holiday
Protect Your Happy Place: Where Stress is Positive & Your Core is Strong In this post I am introducing a concept called The Pressure System. The Pressure System is a A “3D Approach” to Protecting Your Happy Place, which means a place where you are resilient, have a strong core and low back, and you can slay stress like a champion. The science of stress is clear. Stress is a bear. But while … [Read more...] about Protect Your Happy Place: Where Stress is Positive & Your Core is Strong
How Do You Know When You Are Overextended? I’m Wounded, What do I Do? Vanessa sat in her kitchen, feeling torn. She loved her children, her job, and her home. She felt fortunate, but at the same time, disenchanted. Tired all the time, her mind felt cluttered with lists of things to do amidst toys to clean up or step over, chores to complete, and job tasks left unfinished. But worst of … [Read more...] about How Do You Know When You Are Overextended?