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The Neurobiology of Grace Under Pressure

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8 habits that stimulate your vagus nerve and keep you calm, cool, and collected.

Michelle Caplan‘s insight:

Understand the Power of your Vagus nerve! Your vagus nerve stems from your cerebellum and brain stem, and has branches that reach down to your heart and almost all vital organs of your abdomen.  Your vagus nerve sends sensory information about these organs to your brain. When you say “trust your gut” what you are really saying is trust your vagus nerve!  “Visceral feelings and gut-instincts are literally emotional intuitions transferred up to your brain via the vagus nerve.” This is a great article that clearly and simply explains the roles of our sympathetic vs. parasympathetic nervous systems and how to improve the health and effectiveness of your vagus nerve, the commander in chief of your parasympathetic (rest & digest) nervous system to reduce anxiety, and increase your overall health and wellbeing.

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