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Mindfulness meets ancient circuitry

Dr. Stephen Porges, founder of the Polyvagal Theory, comments on mindfulness & hypervigilance The following is an excerpt from a great interview of Dr. Stephen Porges, the founder of Polyvagal Theory. I highly recommend reading the entire interview, as well as checking out anything else by Dr. Porges. Polyvagal theory is expanding and redefining my understanding … Continue reading

Announcing new practice in Northeast Portland!

It’s been a long road but the time has finally come! I’m pleased to announce the launching of my Chinese medicine practice in Portland, Oregon! At this clinic on NE Prescott Street, I’m now providing holistic healthcare utilizing acupuncture, classical Chinese herbal medicine, and craniosacral therapy. Yes, it has been a while since I last posted – … Continue reading

The vagus nerve, emotions and the difficulty with mindfulness practices

“Now, many people who don’t know a lot about trauma think that trauma has something to do with something that happened to you a long time ago. In fact, the past is the past and the only thing that matters is what happens right now. And what is trauma is the residue that a past event … Continue reading

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