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It is time to talk about self-regulation and vagal tone.
Self-regulation is the ability for us to calm, settle, focus, inhibit/stop and motivate our minds. It also plays an important role in how we cope with stress.
The vagus nerve is one of our 12 cranial nerves. It is involved in functions of the parasympathetic nervous system (rest and digest parts of the brain). It also supplies a majority of the muscles in the throat and is responsible for producing some of our taste sensations and much more. The more ‘toned’ our vagal nerve is, the more able we are to better regulate our emotions and emotional reactions.
I feel everyone could do with a bit more vagal tone especially within our current environment.
Here are 8 ways you and your family can help increase your vagal tone:
Give those you love the gift of your presence and undivided attention. It is amazing how special you can make someone feel by simply doing this and the bonus is you will feel good for doing it too!
We have likely all heard how beneficial most of these things are before. The key to their success is actually doing them.
I hope you all enjoy slowing down and taking the time to nurture your minds into a calmer state.
Yours in health
At the Karrinyup Wellness Centre we have brought together a team of chiropractors, naturopaths, massage therapists, kinesiologists and a dietitian all dedicated to providing a holistic approach to your health care. Every member of our team shares a common passion and drive: to help every person in their care to improve and reach their health and wellness potential naturally.
Servicing the areas of Karrinyup, Carine, Doubleview, Scarborough, Trigg, North Beach, Gwelup, Marmion, Duncraig and surrounding northern suburb areas.
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