Posts By: Elizabeth Hearn

Breath of Life Conference. Panel Discussion.

Wearing Your Heart on Your Face: The PolyVagal circuit in the consulting room
By Ryan Howes
We have two options in the face of perceived danger: fight or flight. But that was before neuroscientist Stephen Porges, author of The Polyvagal Theory: Neurophysiological Foundations of Emotions, Attachment, Communication, and Self-Regulation, undertook his research into the relationship between human… Read more »

Metta Hour by Sharon Salzberg

SHARON SALZBERG is a columnist for On Being. Her column appears every Sunday.
She is a meditation teacher and the cofounder of the Insight Meditation Society in Barre, Massachusetts. She is the author of many books, including Love Your Enemies, Real Happiness: The Power of Meditation, and Real Happiness at Work: Meditations for Accomplishment, Achievement, and… Read more »