nervous system regulation

Thoughts on election day

Thoughts on election day

Today I dealt with election stress by remembering that somewhere in the world (maybe in Guelph?) people who would not like each other at all if they had a conversation were supporting each other’s healing by sleeping side by side in a community acupuncture clinic.

Beyond niceness: on pillows, blankets & nervous system overrides

Beyond niceness: on pillows, blankets & nervous system overrides

Acupuncture works because it supports the body to do what it already wants to do: rest and heal. Regular visits to a familiar, predictable place where your body gets to feel good (or, maybe just less bad) teaches your nervous system another way of being. Addressing basic needs for comfort (like pillows and blankets, as needed) are a part of the treatment.