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From Barbara Schmidt: How the self soothing Parasympathetic Nerve develops and how patterns of worrying and over-thinking can be set up in childhood (Trauma education III):
The next addition to my dear colleague and friend Barbara Schmidt’s trauma series: We have a nerve that helps us to calm down and to self regulate –this great “ relaxer nerve” (parasympathetic nerve) develops in babies only via its care takers: Skin contact helps it to come online and loving, tender touchhelps it to … read more
The brain, with its billions of neurons, seemed far too complex. ‘Why don’t we just skip the brain and go straight to the organs?’ someone suggested. via Can the Nervous System Be Hacked? – NYTimes.com.