I’ve discussed various aspects of Polyvagal theory here
One of its core principles is the observation that your subconscious needs to feel safe, at a primeval level. Much “top down” or “talking therapy” fails because your primeval brain doesn’t listen to logic, it communicates in emotion. It needs to physically feel safe.
I frequently enhance my obesity support services by encouraging people to participate in 12 step programmes. Most people have heard of AA: in fact, numerous groups dealing with problems are modelled on the 12 step approach.
This is a post that contains some simple ideas to explain why so many people are probably suffering from some sort of trauma.
Physical training is a fantastic mechanism for delivering mind training and mindfulness, although I don’t often brag about it.
In this blog we look at Dweck’s Growth Mindset concept and the way in which it relates to Seigal’s “Window of Tolerance” idea.
Whatever you call it, you should do some generic flexibility/balance work about twice a week.