• Polyvagal Theory

  • Learn to Master Your Emotions and Stress. Activate the Healing Power of the Vagus Nerve Through Self-Help Exercises for Anxiety, Depression, PTSD, Chronic Illnesses, and Autism.
  • By: Dr. Charles T. Shaffrey
  • Narrated by: Cliff Weldon
  • Length: 3 hrs
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Polyvagal Theory

By: Dr. Charles T. Shaffrey
Narrated by: Cliff Weldon
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Do you struggle with your own depression, anxiety, or emotional regulation? Do you feel like you are a slave to your own emotions, no matter how hard you try to break free? If so, then keep reading...

The vagus nerve is a cranial nerve that travels throughout most of the body. It connects to your face, throat, heart and lungs, and all the way down into your guts. It is the connection between your visceral organs and the brain, allowing for much of the physical regulation of your body through passing information back and forth. However, it is so much more than that.

The vagus nerve presides over the autonomic nervous system, which determines how you respond to stress and the outside world. It controls your emotions and whether you respond to stress with anger, fear, or shutting down altogether. It is believed that when your vagus nerve is healthy, it is able to shift between these with ease, ensuring that it is capable of regulating your body and keeping you alive to see another day.

However, sometimes, something goes wrong. For some reason, you may find that your vagus nerve simply does not work properly. Maybe, it struggles to trigger due to some underlying cause, or it is simply out of practice. No matter the reason, so long as your vagus nerve is intact, you should be able to tone it up and kick it right back into shape. When you suffer from low vagal tone, you find that you cannot manage your emotions. You may find that you are anxious or depressed, or you may struggle with your health in other ways. Regardless, this book is here to help you.

By listening to Polyvagal Theory, you will be introduced to the idea of the three-part vagus nerve. You will see how your vagus nerve controls your reactions to the world and how it regulates your behaviors.

In this audiobook, you will find:

  • All of the necessary information to understand the vagus nerve - what it is, how it works, and why it matters
  • Ways how the vagus nerve fits into the nervous system as the manager of your autonomic nervous system and why this matters
  • Information about the polyvagal theory and how to apply it
  • A guide through the vagus nerve and communication, connection, and emotions
  • Ways how your vagus nerve relates to trauma, healing, depression, anxiety, and more
  • Ways how you can begin to get your own vagus nerve back into shape so it can regulate your feelings once more
  • The polyvagal theory’s clinical applications and how they matter
  • Bonus: Vagus nerve stimulation exercises that you can put into practice right away
  • And so much more...

In listening to this book, you will learn how to reclaim your life. You will learn how to make your vagus nerve work for you once and for all to ensure that, at the end of the day, you are capable of regulating yourself. When you are able to regulate yourself, your relationships will improve, and your stress will drop immensely.

©2020 Dr. Charles T. Shaffrey (P)2020 Dr. Charles T. Shaffrey

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Gorgeous Book!!

An excellent book that helped me understand trauma and how to encourage the nervous system to work with our body and mind together.

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Perfect Book!!

Polyvagal theory clearly has incredible importance in many fields beyond psychotherapy. Porges himself talks about the changes that could be made in hospitals, public spaces, government, to ensure people feel safe and are not triggered into defensiveness.