“As humans, we (along with other mammals) evolved to be able to feel safe and connected to others. An understanding of the evolution of our nervous system gives us insight into how we can improve our ability to resolve conflicts and also deepen our connections with those we love. ”
Psychology Today, The Neuroscience of Feeling Safe and Connected
Here is a tool that builds trust and connection.
It is important to explain the importance of slowing WAY down, listening to your partner and listening to your body.
Roots Up is an evidence-based video curriculum hosting 5-minute videos that soothe the nervous system and calm the body and mind. Using deep breathing techniques, mindfulness, and guided relaxation we help children and caregivers learn to access their inner resources and build their own unique toolkit for big emotions.