In this MM Podcast segment of "The Brain Boost," Risa Williams and co-host Erica Curtis discuss how important breathing is to regulating our brains and our nervous systems, how we can use deep conscious breathing to regulate our daily stress more intentionally, and what to do when you find yourself struggling to take deep breaths throughout the day.
-The Polyvagal Vagal Theory by Dr. Stephen Porges
-Vagus Nerve Calming techniques
- Mark Devine and Box Breathing
Host: Risa Williams, LMFT, www.risawilliams.com, @risawilliamstherapy
Co-Host: Erica Curtis, LMFT, www.therapywitherica.com, @ericakcurtis
Book: The Ultimate Toolkit Books by Risa Williams and Art Therapy Activities for Kids by Erica Curtis.
For info on books, workshops, guests, and future episodes, please visit: risawilliams.com.
*All tools discussed on the show are meant for educational purposes only and not as a replacement for therapy or medical advice.