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Footnotes / References

Breath Work

Broken Heart Syndrome

http://mentalfloss.com/article/66650/12-outrageous-facts-about-octopuses


https://www.medicaldaily.com/surviving-game-loves-break-5-tips-how-move-430003

 

Circadian Clock/Sleep

https://www.nbcnews.com/better/health/can-listening-whispers-help-you-relax-fall-sleep-ncna863141


There’s a Reason that You’re Waking Up at the Same Time Every Night - The Rise & Shine http://theriseandshine.com/theres-a-reason-that-youre-waking-up-at-the-same-time-every-night/


https://www.lifehack.org/423489/whats-wrong-with-your-physical-and-emotional-health-your-wake-up-time-at-night-can-tell


https://www.iqmindware.com/brain-cross-training/circadian-rhythms-for-mind-body-fitness/


https://www.theverge.com/2018/6/12/17453398/sleep-circadian-code-satchin-panda-clock-health-science


https://www.iflscience.com/health-and-medicine/the-world-health-organization-has-officially-designated-video-game-addiction-as-a-disease/


https://health.usnews.com/health-care/for-better/articles/2018-07-02/the-importance-of-sleep-for-teen-mental-health#close-modal

Clutter Control

https://www.webmd.com/balance/features/clutter-control#1


https://nourishingminimalism.com/blog/clutter-depression-and-anxiety-a-vicious-cycle/


https://womanofnoblecharacter.com/clutter-and-depression/


https://blogs.psychcentral.com/dysfunction/2016/06/the-link-between-disorganization-depression-and-anxiety/


https://www.mindbodygreen.com/0-15616/7-feng-shui-tips-to-destress-your-home.html


http://www.foxnews.com/lifestyle/2012/10/18/reducing-stress-with-feng-shui.html

Creativity

https://upliftconnect.com/neuroscience-of-singing/?utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=link&utm_campaign=uplift


https://www.huffingtonpost.com/david-harp/harmonica-breathing_b_1720202.html


http://heartdidg.com/benefits-of-didgeridoo-playing/


https://www.spiritgallery.com.au/didgeridoo-health


https://www.spiritgallery.com.au/didgeridoo-health

Diet

https://paleoleap.com/vagus-nerve-for-health-weight-loss/


https://www.mindbodygreen.com/0-15428/13-foods-to-help-ease-anxiety-stress.html


https://www.honeycolony.com/article/vagus-nerve-stimulation/


Gratitude

https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/prefrontal-nudity/201211/the-grateful-brain


Grounding/Earthing

https://thereleaseconnection.com/new-earth-physiology-activating-vagus-nerve/


http://www.sun-sentinel.com/fl-beach-rewards-health-benefits-20140905-story.html


https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2017/08/170803120627.htm


http://www.earthinginstitute.net/depression/


http://www.intuition-physician.com/grounding-and-your-brain/


https://www.nbcnews.com/better/health/what-beach-does-your-brain-ncna787231


https://nutritiouslife.com/nurture-yourself/10-reasons-why-the-beach-is-healthy/


http://www.sun-sentinel.com/fl-beach-rewards-health-benefits-20140905-story.html


Grounding Instantly Helps Your Brain, Mood, and Sleep

http://www.intuition-physician.com/grounding-and-your-brain/


https://www.earthing.com/earthing-grounded-silver-sleep-pad-small-kit.html


https://www.amazon.com/Earthing-Half-Sheet-Grounding-Connection/dp/B07D3GBV9S/ref=sr_1_6?ie=UTF8&qid=1536518801&sr=8-6&keywords=grounding+mat


https://www.amazon.com/dp/B06XW2RNY9/ref=sspa_dk_detail_2?psc=1&pd_rd_i=B06XW2RNY9&pf_rd_m=ATVPDKIKX0DER&pf_rd_p=a54d13fc-b8a1-4ce8-b285-d77489a09cf6&pf_rd_r=T6E6PM7YGV4F93WJBZD6&pd_rd_wg=8WhcB&pf_rd_s=desktop-dp-sims&pf_rd_t=40701&pd_rd_w=WcjqI&pf_rd_i=desktop-dp-sims&pd_rd_r=8e7fd67b-b461-11e8-a16e-f165ee31ead5


https://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2017/07/17/536676954/forest-bathing-a-retreat-to-nature-can-boost-immunity-and-mood


https://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2017/07/17/536676954/forest-bathing-a-retreat-to-nature-can-boost-immunity-and-mood


https://betterearthing.com.au/earthing-benefits/earthing-chronic-stress-depression/


https://ringthebellsofpeace.com/make-earthing-mat/


https://betterearthing.com.au/what-is-earthing/


https://www.selfgrowth.com/articles/Stewart39.html


https://mavendoctors.io/women/mind-body-wellness/garden-away-your-stress-FZyAeB2yJEmcrP-YJP0KMg/


https://www.verywellmind.com/gardening-for-stress-relief-3144600

Journaling

https://www.huffingtonpost.com/thai-nguyen/benefits-of-journaling-_b_6648884.html


https://tinybuddha.com/blog/10-journaling-tips-to-help-you-heal-grow-and-thrive/


Journaling requires the application of the analytical, rational left side of the brain; while your left hemisphere is occupied, your right hemisphere (the creative, touchy-feely side) is given the freedom to wander and play (Grothaus, 2015)!


https://www.huffingtonpost.com/thai-nguyen/benefits-of-journaling-_b_6648884.html


https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/prefrontal-nudity/201211/the-grateful-brain


https://positivepsychologyprogram.com/benefits-of-journaling/


https://tinybuddha.com/blog/10-journaling-tips-to-help-you-heal-grow-and-thrive/


https://www.webmd.com/depression/features/writing-your-way-out-of-depression#1


https://tinybuddha.com/blog/10-journaling-tips-to-help-you-heal-grow-and-thrive/


https://www.huffingtonpost.com/thai-nguyen/benefits-of-journaling-_b_6648884.html

Laughter

https://www.laughteronlineuniversity.com/vagus-nerve/


https://www.laughteronlineuniversity.com/blog/

Massage/Bodywork/Exercise

https://drarielleschwartz.com/vagus-nerve-yoga-dr-arielle-schwartz/#.W5kUby3MyML


http://drarielleschwartz.com/vagus-nerve-yoga-dr-arielle-schwartz/#.W390cm8pA0N


https://liveboldandbloom.com/07/health/rebounding-benefits


http://drarielleschwartz.com/vagus-nerve-yoga-dr-arielle-schwartz/#.W5OuDy2ZOM6

 

http://blogs.edweek.org/edweek/finding_common_ground/2018/08/the_existential_mental_health_crisis_in_k-12_education_the_need_for_play_and_recess.html?cmp=eml-enl-eu-news2&M=58566331&U=2279002 

Misc.

https://www.integrativehealthcare.org/mt/3-easy-ways-to-beat-holiday-stress/?utm_source=ActiveCampaign&utm_medium=email&utm_content=Special+Edition%3A+Keep+Holiday+Stress+at+Bay+with+Massage+Therapy&utm_campaign=MPU+217+reblast+engaged+and+not+recently+active

 

https://www.brainmdhealth.com/blog/10-ways-to-improve-emotional-well-being/?trk_msg=DVURM8E3R5I4760RA5464MP4US&trk_contact=DD074HH9IBNDNDVGNAOEPQOQ9O&trk_sid=J1MNGACSNEBNT8887I9NQHA57K&utm_source=Listrak&utm_medium=Email&utm_term=READ+MORE&utm_campaign=5+ways+to+keep+stress+from+ruining+your+family+and+friend+time

 

https://www.msn.com/en-us/health/healthtrending/14-effects-of-stress-on-the-body/ss-AAo7lBo?li=BBnba9O&parent-title=demi-moore-says-stress-made-her-front-teeth-fall-out-is-this-possible&parent-ns=ar&parent-content-id=BBCG2g7&fullscreen=true#


https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/the-athletes-way/201405/how-does-the-vagus-nerve-convey-gut-instincts-the-brain


https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/articles/201111/your-backup-brain


https://www.360nobs.com/2018/08/six-weird-facts-about-the-human-body-explained/


https://www.selfhacked.com/blog/32-ways-to-stimulate-your-vagus-nerve-and-all-you-need-to-know-about-it/


https://thelivingproofinstitute.com/19-ways-to-stimulate-your-vagus-nerve/


https://thereleaseconnection.com/new-earth-physiology-activating-vagus-nerve/


https://www.mindbodygreen.com/articles/the-vagus-nerve-anxiety-how-to-strengthen-it


https://www.nootropedia.com/vagus-nerve/


https://www.mybxu.com/2018/06/26/how-the-simple-act-of-breathing-can-bolster-your-health/?utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=cpc&utm_content=how-the-simple-act-of-breathing-can-bolster-your-health&utm_campaign=awareness


https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/17-small-but-significant-lifestyle-changes-that_us_5af4ab26e4b0cd87a2a995b2?ncid=externaldisplayadvertising_rrdiscover_ei3qwoevcja&kwp_0=841131&kwp_4=2890878&kwp_1=1222972

https://www.marcellepick.com/listen-to-your-body/


https://theheartysoul.com/reduce-stress-anxiety-10-minutes-less/?utm_source=PPV&utm_content=70281-HEPM


https://healthycures.org/6-ways-to-instantly-stimulate-your-vagus-nerve-to-relieve-inflammation-depression-migraines-and-more

 

https://www.shape.com/featured/StriveWhatYouCanDoAboutAnxiety?sm_r=SXGgRe%2F&utm_campaign=Custom___&utm_content=Advil_AdvilBase_Health_ContentAmplification_FB_Shape&utm_medium=social&utm_source=facebook&sr_source=lift_facebooks


https://www.nootropedia.com/vagus-nerve/


https://books.google.com/books?id=lcRWDwAAQBAJ&pg=PT109&lpg=PT109&dq=does+blowing+in+a+straw+reduce+stress&source=bl&ots=3gkhyCan95&sig=t5hgcr-4g2xmcjdJ1paV6pWyC6I&hl=en&sa=X&ved=2ahUKEwios7GhjMzdAhXlY98KHTyTAps4ChDoATAAegQIChAB#v=onepage&q=does%20blowing%20in%20a%20straw%20reduce%20stress&f=false


https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/the-athletes-way/201304/the-neuroscience-calming-baby


https://www.menshealth.com/health/a19542654/why-sticking-qtips-in-ear-feels-so-good/

 

https://littlelotustherapy.com/blogs/news/fun-activities-to-encourage-focus-on-the-breath

 

https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/318128.php


https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/the-athletes-way/201705/vagus-nerve-survival-guide-combat-fight-or-flight-urges


https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/the-athletes-way/201705/face-face-connectedness-oxytocin-and-your-vagus-nerve


https://upliftconnect.com/toning-vagus-nerve-heals-pain/

 

https://medicalxpress.com/news/2018-09-gut-vagus-nerve-essential-components.html


https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/morning-mix/wp/2014/11/20/text-neck-is-becoming-an-epidemic-and-could-wreck-your-spine/?utm_term=.1352b16d668b


https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/morning-mix/wp/2014/11/20/text-neck-is-becoming-an-epidemic-and-could-wreck-your-spine/?utm_term=.1352b16d668b

Probiotics

Scream Therapy

https://www.lifehack.org/349512/science-says-screaming-good-for-you


http://gimundo.com/news/article/yelling-can-help-your-health/


http://www.liberatedvoice.com/the-vagus-nerve-and-the-larynx/


Stress

We are also becoming more aware that social stress can cause increased inflammation of the body. For decades we’ve known that social stress is a major risk factor for depression. Now it seems that inflammation could be one of the missing links: stress provokes an inflammatory response by the body, which causes changes in how the brain works, which in turn cause the mental symptoms of depression.


https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2018/apr/29/revolution-in-our-understaning-of-depression-will-be-life-transforming

Text Neck

https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/how-moody-teenagers-are-literally-losing-their-mind-8fcn59dfl

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