Triskele

“Maybe it is time for you to walk into your fears.”  Where do I begin?  Dr. Lindley explained that people oftentimes seek out their fears in order to build courage. Some opt to walk on fire, others swim with sharks. I decided to start with the most accessible route: my fear Read more…

Smile

“Conscious awareness is the foundation of healing. Blocked awareness is the foundation of disconnection, and separation from self and others.” Craig Penner I brace my body. I can feel it. I hold my breath. She unloads her words on me. I feel my face turn into a plastic smile as Read more…

The Vagus Nerve

The Vagus Nerve

Join Jen as she discusses the essential connection between the Vagus Nerve and emotional regulation. Vagus, simply means “wandering.” Jen explains Stephen Porge’s Polyvagal Theory, a guide to better understand your nervous system reactions. Our survival systems include Social Engagement, Fight and Flight, and Collapse. By bringing present moment awareness Read more…

Sherianna Boyle Emotional Detox

Emotional Detox for Anxiety

Self-Care Houston, Episode 23: Sherianna Boyle joins Jennifer in a conversation about the first step of beginning an emotional detox for anxiety: Toning the vagus nerve. Sherianna and Jennifer explore how the vagus nerve impacts the mind/body connection and accessible tools to “tone” the vagus nerve. Sherianna Boyle is the Read more…