InTouch with the Brain – Physical Responses to Stress

by Renee Lindstrom, GCFP @ Inside Awareness, Living in Natures Love Blog & Renee Lindstrom Live



Integration of Body, Mind & Spatial Awareness



Comfortable social engagements:

  • a responsive face, heart rate and blood pressure
  • our body is flexible
  • we have curiosity, interest, passion and we are calm
  • we feel safe and comfortable

uncomfortable social situations:

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Fight or Flight 

  • have a  face that is partly frozen, angry or scared
  • have a fast heart rate and high blood pressure
  • have tense body
  • experience fear and anger
  • are on alert for danger


  • have a frozen face
  • have a  slow heart rate
  • have extremely low blood pressure
  • experience our body as collapsed
  • experience hopelessness, shame and confusion
  • don’t feel anything or we feel numb
  • are shut-down

Empathy from cultivating awareness from the inside out

The intent of this article is in the context of how  communication and movement can support the decrease of anxiety, stress & fear.

  • InTouch Communication:  Values & Empathy integration in communication for transforming disconnection into connection
  • Feldenkrais Movement: calming one’s nervous system.


Natural World Empathy Support 

  • Natures Love plant essences blended by Renee: support body, and minds feelings that block emotions and self-confidence
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  • Eating Coloured Foods:  Metal, Emotional and Physical Support
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Renee Lindstrom, GCFP,
Feldenkrais® Practitioner since 2007, Communication,  Empathy,  Values Coach since 2004, Art of Placement  since 2000, Labyrinths of Victoria since 2012, #yyj Peace Week Grassroots Calendar Founder, Vice-Chair of World Children’s Summit on Peace & Nature in 2015
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