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Mind your vagus nerve !

The autonomous nervous system, defined as the nerves that function independently of conscious will, has an accelerator (sympathetic) and a brake (parasympathetic) branch. Our vagus nerve is part of the brake branch and is also defined as the rest and digest system, promoting relaxation, restorative...

Leadership: managing your team’s energy

Leadership: is your team getting enough recovery? Our recent article introducing you to the Firstbeat Lifestyle Assessment has shown that for anyone who would like to improve their stress/recovery balance, a first step is to know how their autonomous nervous system responds to daily activities during...