The Science of Your Nervous System (and How it Relates to Joy)
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You probably never think about your nervous system. After all, why would you?! Well, today’s guest thinks you should start giving it the attention and respect that it deserves. Helena Lucia was raised in Minnesota in an extreme fundamentalist religion and spent much of her life experiencing many different forms of abuse. In this episode she shares how maintaining a balanced nervous system has been a key component in her recovery.

Listen in for great information about the science of how it all works, strategies for leveraging it and how the practice of the Finnish word “SISU” can be a helpful component of working through trauma. She also shares great insight on the subconscious mind, heart rate variability, and the body/brain connection. 

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