The muscles used to make a smile actually send a biochemical message to our nervous system that it is safe to relax the flight or freeze response. --Tara Brach

Our Nervous Systems in the Time of COVID

Our Nervous Systems in the Time of COVID

Mar 30, 2021-- "The light at the end of the COVID tunnel is tenuously appearing yet many of us feel as exhausted as at any time in the past year. Memory problems; short fuses; fractured productivity; sudden drops into despair. Were at once excited and unnerved by the prospect of life opening up again. Clinical psychologist Christine Runyan explains the physiological effects of a year of pandemic and social isolation whats happened at the level of stress response and nervous system, the literal mind-body connection. And she offers simple strategies to regain our fullest capacities for the world ahead." (11667 reads)


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