Ep 408 – The Importance of a Regulated Nervous System with Amy Andrews McMaster

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It’s a brand-new year and Darren Buford is joined again by Amy Andrews McMaster to talk about how a regulated nervous system is essential to having a brave conversation, some of the causes of a dysregulated nervous system, and how self-regulation plays an important role in a massage therapist’s career.

Resources:

5-Minute Morning Yoga: https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2023/09/06/well/move/morning-yoga-beginner.html

IFS Meditation: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ws28idoVTX0

Brave Conversations: https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/brave-conversations-importance-regulated-nervous-amy-andrews-mcmaster/

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Author Bio: 

Amy Andrews McMaster is a leadership coach, consultant, and workshop facilitator. She has worked with school leaders in Denver Public, Aurora, Douglas County, Los Angeles Unified, and CU Boulder, University of Denver, and school leaders in the country of Malta. She has collaborated with government agencies as well as organizations such as Whole Foods Market, JP Morgan Chase, FirstBank, DIRECTV, and Amazon Web Services.   

For more information about Amy, visit conscioustime.com

Host:

Darren Buford is senior director of communications and editor-in-chief for ABMP. He is editor of Massage & Bodywork magazine and has worked for ABMP for 22 years, and been involved in journalism at the association, trade, and consumer levels for 24 years. He has served as board member and president of the Western Publishing Association, as well as board member for Association Media & Publishing. Contact him at editor@abmp.com.

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