Calming Down and Healing with Vagal Nerve Stimulation (VNS)

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The Relationship Between Chronic Stress and Health Stress is commonly perceived as a psychological term. That is simply not true. Life is not guaranteed for any living creature. Stress represents our reaction to ongoing daily threats to remaining safe. Any real or perceived mental or physical threat causes your body … Read More

The Pain of Social Isolation

Many people suffering from chronic pain are socially isolated. When you are trapped in pain you have a difficult time reaching out. Others do not necessarily want to interact with angry people. The problem becomes greatly magnified in that it has been shown that social rejection shares the same neurological … Read More

The Myth of Self-Esteem

posted in: Stage 2, Stage 2: Step 3

Self-esteem is one of the worst concepts ever propagated. While the definition itself appears harmless enough on its surface, “confidence in one’s own worth or abilities,” the ideas surrounding self-esteem implies that if I had enough of “X,” then I would have less anxiety, less frustration, and more happiness. “X” … Read More

The Root Cause of Societal Disintegration – Untreated Anxiety

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Being trapped by relentless untreated anxiety is the core driver of destructive human behaviour. Anxiety is the sensation generated by your body’s stress chemicals in response to a mental or physical threat. It is not primarily a psychological issue. It is a gift in that it is the mechanism that … Read More

Be an Expert at Living life

posted in: Recent, Stage 4, Stage 4: Step 2

This post is the introduction for the last leg of the updated DOC Journey course. The main course is presented in four levels with the metaphor of learning how to snow ski. The focus is on skill acquisition to regulate your body’s physiology and also reprogram your brain in the … Read More

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