Can Mr. Rogers help you in these days of stress?

I don’t really know the answer to this, but if you want to find out, I recommend watching the movie “It’s a Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood” starring Tom Hanks as Mr. Rogers. This movie was completely different than I expected. Mr. Rogers is actually not the main character. The main character, played by Mathew […]

Feeling Fatigued? 15 Tips to Turn Your Online Work Space into a Wellness Space

Working online has changed the face of work spaces around the world. While we celebrate the flexibility and connection this method allows, it can also take a toll on our sense of wellness. Many practitioners have noticed increased fatigue, strain, and lack of connection to others when working online, compared to working in person. But […]

The Pandemic, Zoom and Polyvagal Theory

I recently saw a pre-publication version of an editorial by Stephen Porges, “The COVID-19 Pandemic is a Paradoxical Challenge to Our Nervous System: A Polyvagal Perspective.”1 In it he says, “The pandemic impacts on our biological imperative to connect.” Polyvagal theory says that as mammals we need to connect to co-regulate. In fact, we use […]