Do you suffer from NSD?

NSD is short for “nervous system dysregulation”. If you’ve got NSD, it essentially means that your nervous system is stuck ON or OFF (or both at the same time). If it’s stuck in ON (sympathetic / fight or flight) mode: You’re anxious. Angry. You rarely feel safe. You’re hyper-sensitive. You can’t focus. You can’t “come … Continue reading

Change your flesh sack to change your computer

Way back before I discovered the nervous system approach to unleashing the beast, I did what everyone else does: I did everything I could to control my computer (aka. my mind). I remember meditating beside the lake at Chiang Mai University in Thailand. I’d close my eyes and do my best to focus on my … Continue reading

Hilariously Bad Advice You Should NOT Follow

I love the internet. There’s so much funny shit out there. For example, take this piece of advice from someone’s “no-nonsense grandfather”: “If you see a bear and don’t have time to run away, hug it. Bears cannot scratch their stomachs.” — My no-nonsense grandfather (Twitter @roseveleth) Hmmm. I don’t think I’ll test that one … Continue reading