Introduction Welcome to Taming the Tiger VT!
Acupuncture Acupuncture has been around for about 4000 years and is an effective and painless (really) way to deal with stress. It involves inserting very small needles into acupuncture points and can be as simple and quick as five needles in the ear (NADA protocol). […]
Swimming Swimming triggers the “mammalian diving reflex”, lowers our heart rate, blood pressure, and levels of the stress hormone cortisol, and makes us feel calm and regulated. It also decreases vasopressin, or anti-diuretic hormone, which drives the sympathetic branch of the autonomic nervous system, and […]
Meditation Many meditation practices involve focusing on the breath. This can be challenging for some people and may require substantial practice to achieve. Guided meditation involves focusing attention on images and guided thoughts. It does not require a great deal of practice to be beneficial. A […]
Power Posing Power posing involves standing or sitting in high (versus low) power positions for a few minutes. It is a recent technique developed by Amy Cuddy that changes our sense of confidence and improves our presentation and effect on others. It decreases the level […]
Tapping Tapping involves tapping on acupressure points, while making a positive statement. It is an ancient technique that has been used for thousands of years for calming the mind, and alleviating distress. It calms the limbic or emotional response of our brain, changes the electrical […]