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Doing It Different

Jun 21, 2022

Why emotional health is reflected in our physical organs. An exploration of the vagus nerve. 

Modern science has given us a much deeper understanding of our nervous system. This episode looks at how our physical body is impacted by stress, trauma and other emotional experiences.

Guest: Jessica Maguire


  • 12:45 How the central nervous system operates
  • 14:11 The vagus nerves role in parasympathetic response 
  • 29:08 ACEs study (adverse childhood experiences) and the symptoms caused later in life
  • 37:51 The vagus nerve and gut relationship
  • 44:28 Interoception: how we learn to pay attention to sensations and how we regulate
  • 51:34 Regulating through posture and breath

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