Why your nervous system is your path to calm and contentment
Ever had someone working on your ‘last nerve’? We all know the phrase but have you ever considered its origin? For one, it’s science. While most people understandably consider the brain as the big chief in your body, your nervous system is your body’s command centre. Originating from your brain, it controls your movements, thoughts and automatic responses to the world and people around you, including those working on your last nerve. It also valiantly controls other body systems and processes, such as digestion and breathing. That’s why breathing in and out gently is a real challenge when we’re nervous or stressed.
At Spaces Between we see the nervous system as a pathway to healing. Applying the established principles of Craniosacral Therapy, we harness the power of the nervous system to address common and sometimes debilitating conditions such as migraines, irritable bowel syndrome, back pain, fatigue and erratic sleep cycles. This is based on the fact that unlike our brains, our bodies retain each event, trauma, allergy or illness. This design has been in our DNA from the time the nervous system had to be alert like a really good armed response unit to protect us from predators in the hunter/ gatherer days of our existence.
Life and society has evolved since the days of being alarmed by spotting a Woolie mammoth in the cave garden, yet our bodies responses remain the same as they were then. Additionally, nowadays diseases, accidents, toxins and the natural aging process can damage our nervous systems. This is why there are so many good reasons to address any blockages in our nervous systems – which is like the body’s highway – with neurons sending signals for our muscles to move and react. When this pathway is not completely flowing as it should, the things your body does automatically like breathing, shivering, having a regular heartbeat, and digesting food, experiences traffic jams and can result in internal road rage or breakdowns.
Fortunately, once you recognise the need to get your nervous system flowing in a healthy way, you suddenly find it easier to handle life’s inevitable stresses and embrace the normal sleep patterns our bodies require to function at 100%. After all, when you snooze, you lose, but when you truly and soundly sleep, you awaken the energy to focus on your dreams.
Are you ready to find the roadblocks in your nervous system and clear the path to where you really want to be in your life? Contact us on the details below.
Biodynamic Craniosacral therapy is a beautiful light-touch therapy that supports healing physically, emotionally, mentally and spiritually. It is gentle and safe.