ARTICLE: What is involved in calming ourselves

Activating the Parasympathetic Wing of Your Nervous System

Psychologist Rick Hanson, Ph.D. summarizes how our central nervous system can be used to bring us calm and relaxation in times of stress. Dr Hanson offers simple and straight forward exercises for engaging the restorative aspects of our nervous system (parasympathetic nervous system) as well as more technical information to deepen our understanding of what makes us tick.


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