Stimulate your vagus nerve and thus chill out: simple, natural, noninvasive methods

What was really fun is that Yasmina gave me a new really fast fix. I can feel pretty much the minute my body goes into an immune response now. And so last night when that happened, I filled up a bowl with ice cold water and dunked my head in the bowl. AWWW…an instant improvement in stress, anxiety and the immune response disappeared. LOVELY. Yes, it really did chill me out in more ways than one. … [click on title for the rest of the post]

Sunday mellow music

This provoked some fun stuff up and down my chakras. Happy summer solstice. … [click on title for the rest of the post]

My life bound friend… (music and sound healing)

Sounds and vibrations of many kinds have helped me find different sorts of profound healing states. For me this has been one of the joys of becoming sensitive. I put this song on loop once and listened to it in meditation and contemplation for hours. It was a healing experience. … [click on title to read and view more]

More shamanic dancing and music (or if you want to be clinical, dance and sound therapy)

I have to say that dancing madly to whatever music calls me has been a far more effective trauma release practice than these more clinically oriented trauma release exercises. That said, we all respond to different methods of care. That is why I always talk about listening to our own internal guidance. We know. Our body knows. Better than anyone else. In the end the only compliance that matters is that which we give to our own deepest knowing. … [click on title for the rest of the post]