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The three Polyvagal nerves

According to Polyvagal theory the three nerves which control your emotions are: 1. Sympathetic-Fight [Anger] Flight[Anxiety] 2 Parasympathetic -Dorsal -Freeze [Depression] 3. Parasympathetic-Ventral -Engagement [Safety & Calm] In Homo-Erectus, 1.9million years ago these nerves existed to keep us safe and still do today. Polyvagal theory says that 80% come from the bottom up and 20%…
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UNDERSTANDING YOUR INNER CONFLICT

Understanding your inner conflict-Alignment In CPT the Real self [Subconscious-System1] started pure [at birth] but was corrupted by shortfalls in the "Attachment" principles of Trust, Respect, Acceptance and Commitment, which caused "unresolved issues" which sit in “System1”. Instinctual drives cause "System 1" to try to restore the "Real self" using pattern matching and predictions to…
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A new look at Neuropsychology

How I reversed the definition of Neuropsychology. Neuropsychologists study the effects that psychological conditions have on the nervous system. I have reversed this process and use the nervous system to study the effects on the whole psychological system. Cognitive Principle Therapy can now be regarded as a branch of neuropsychology as it has integrated the…
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GUIDANCE SYSTEM WITHIN YOU

YOU HAVE A GUIDANCE SYSTEM WITHIN YOU. Don't take things personally, unless it is a physical threat. This is a basic teaching of Cognitive Principle Therapy. A system of handling negative challenges exists within us. Follow that system to solve your problems. When you go outside that it will feel like a personal attack. Fear=…
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