Feeling Lonely? Try This

If you’re feeling lonely right now, this blog is here to help you regain a feeling of connection and safety. Feeling close to others is a basic human need. When we spend too much time disconnected and in isolation, it can start to feel like something is wrong with us. Because we are meant to […]

3 Ways to Improve Your Mental Health Resilience – Right Now!

Now is the time to learn how to strengthen your mental health resilience. Resilient people are able to recover more quickly and easily from difficult circumstances. Taking the time to build your mental health resilience can help you feel a sense of personal power in a world that can feel out of control. In today’s […]

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 […]