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TRE: Tension and Trauma Releasing Exercises

David Berceli's tension and trauma releasing exercises (TRE) are an amazing tool for helping the body let go of deep, chronic patterns. They are remarkably simple and the process of change they facilitate is very easy to self regulate. The goal of the...

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Trees of Life and other thoughts

Despite the fact that lots of us feel disconnected from nature or feel we don't belong here, we are absolute embodiments of the planet we live on. How else could it be? It looks certain that as a species we have arisen...

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Two Bits of Upper Neck Anatomy

Myodural Bridges This is a great review of connections between the sub occipital muscles and the cervical dura. There are some more images in the article. Here is David Butler discussing the anatomy: The Myodural Bridge'What a name! I was always intrigued...

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Uneven lower jaw bone

Real skulls are so cool.  This skull came from someone with an amazingly uneven jaw and really strong temporalis muscles - indicated (I think) by the ridges pulled out on the parietals.  Note also the wormian bones at the pterion and asterion....

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'Vagus, Baby, Vagus!'

Research into the fabulous vagus nerve is a gift that keeps on giving. Activating the vagus supports people to be less depressed, enhances the immune system, including regulation of inflammation, and reduces pain. The first section is a summary from Dacher Keltner of some vagal highlights....

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Vast Space of the Microcosm

Since the advent of nuclear physics and the study of the atom, it has become more and more evident that the atomic world is not at all what we expected. The smaller you go the less mass there seems to be. At...

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Water water everywhere

There's seems to be lots of facts and figures on how much water there is in our bodies. On the whole its somewhere around 60-70% of total body mass. So for someone who is 60kg the following figures are relevant: at 70%...

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