What does it mean to sit with somebody and in particular to sit with someone who is suffering? How do we hold space for someone else in pain and support ourselves in the process? This is one of the key components in our work.
We human beings are wired for connection and safety. This wiring is a primitive survival mechanism built into our neurobiology. As we engage in connecting with one another in this New Year, understanding of The Polyvagal Theory and Social Engagement System is an integral part of how we relate to one another, how we self and co-regulate and how healing can manifest in our bodies and in relationship.