367: Tips to Survive the End of This Horrible School Year: A Nervous System Perspective

3 May

This has been the worst school year ever, and students and parents are barely hanging on as we near the end.

Learn a few nervous system tools to help you stay as regulated as possible… and get all that missing work turned in. Specifically, Gretchen walks Megan and listeners through:

  • a definition of the nervous system, and the three major “states” that human move through
  • an explanation for what the “window of tolerance” is, and how it is the optimal state for learning
  • some tips for how to keep ourselves in the “window of tolerance”, and/or bring ourselves back to regulation
  • the importance of “co-regulation” and how parents’ can manage their own nervous systems as a way to support their students
  • and more!