Natural ways to nourish the nervous system 

The key to reducing stress is found in nourishing your nervous system. Your nervous system sets up the messages that trigger release of stress hormones and the cascade of fight flight responses. Here are a few simple techniques to help you keep calm and relaxed…

 1. Nutrition – we are what we eat 

  • Increase good quality, easily absorbed water (room temperature, filtered)
  • Increase Protein and good quality vegetables (when do you get your first protein hit each day?)eat right
  • Eat Right for your Type (Do you know your secretor status?)
  • Slowly reduce stimulants including sugar and sugar
  • containing products, caffeine products, white products, carbs (“Un-grounding” foods)

2. Inhale air, not your food

  • Always sit down to eat
  • Eat with the intention to nourish yourselfcalf muscle
  • Distribute your weight evenly
  • Feet flat on floor – Don’t flex your calf muscles

 3. Reduce Fight/Flight to Increase Rest/Digest

Advanced Emotion Stress Release Technique

Light pressure, focus on breathing deep into the abdomen. Extend the out breathAdvanced ESR

  • When stress is high and digestion is affected
  • Shallow breathing
  • Feeling out of control/spread too thin
  • Needing balance and relaxation

Brain Calming and Clarity Technique

Light pressure, focus on breathing deep into the abdomen
brain points

  • Confused
  • Mental overwhelm
  • Over-thinking
  • Forgetful


Grounding TechniquesHand

  • Anxiety
  • Multi-tasking
  • Running into things, dropping things
  • Calf and foot crampsFoot
  • Digestion problems
  • Night sweating
  • Maintenance


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