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Show Notes

Whether for you or your work, it is crucial to know what is going on in the body and nervous system. In this episode, you will learn about the vagus nerve, parasympathetic state, and its connection to stored trauma. Today, we will answer the question: What is the parasympathetic state and why does it matter?


You’ll learn:

What are the three states of the nervous system? What role does the Vagus Nerve play in the body? How do the states of the nervous system affect our health and lead to disease? One practical tool to get started working with your nervous system

Today I will be talking to my good friend, Jodi Cohen. Jodi is the founder of Vibrant Blue Oils, a top resource for essential oils online. She has a unique background – she combined her training in nutritional therapy and aromatherapy to create unique proprietary blends of organic essential oils. Jodi is also a best selling author of two different books and focuses on healing the brain and body as well as dealing with anxiety, insomnia, and autoimmunity.



  • [0:43] Introduction of Jodi Cohen
  • [1:55] Parasympathetic system explained
  • [6:03] The three states of the nervous system and the freeze state explained
  • [12:40] Introduction to and the importance of the Vagus Nerve
  • [17:57] How different states impact health and disease
  • [20:21] How the vagus nerve impacts every organ in the body
  • [28:44] One tool to help you start working on your nervous system


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