A pop-culture term for the region of the brainstem which plays an important role in survival (regulation of breathing, digestion, heart rate, blood pressure) and arousal (maintaining awake/alert consciousness).

How to Convince Your Lizard Brain That All Is Well

I just got an email from a practice member, commenting on her journey and her struggle to live with herself, to “be” with her own being. The following is an excerpt from that email, and my response to her: Practice

How to Experience More Gratitude, Compassion, and Love

This post examines how the experiences of gratitude, compassion, and love are deeply interconnected with your biology. When youÂ’re stressed out, overwhelmed or living in an incongruent way your body naturally goes into a reactive fight or flight mode.