The Vagus Nerve

The Vagus Nerve- Feeling safer, calmer & better intimacy

Lisa McGarvaAnatomy, Anxiety, Biology, Counselling, Massage, Mental Health, Mindfulness, Neurodiversity, Psychotherapy, Sex and Relationship Therapy, Sex Therapist, Sexology, Sexual Response, stress, Trauma, Vagus Nerve, yoga, Yoga Therapy

What is the Vagus Nerve? The Vagus Nerve is the longest nerve of the autonomic nervous system in the human body and comprises both sensory and motor fibres. It starts at the back of the brain reaching all the way down to the pelvic floor and genitals.  It is responsible for the engagement of both the sympathetic and parasympathetic nervous …

The Best Ethical Pornography- A review by a Clinical Psychosexual & Relationship Therapist.

Lisa McGarvaSex and Relationship Therapy, Sex Therapist, Sexology

This blog is a guide for adults who want to access ethical pornography as part of their sexual health.  I shall review a few websites which are listed when doing an online search for Ethical Pornography, and outline their features so that you the consumer may make an informed decision of what you might like to access. As a Clinical …

Sexual Anatomy & Biology of the Sexual Response

Lisa McGarvaAnatomy, Biology, Sex and Relationship Therapy, Sexology, Sexual Response

This is a read for anyone who has had gaps in their sex education,  who does not quite understand their own body and how it works, or how their partner/s body works.  This read is about the biology, and the pleasure of our bodies. Sometimes when we talk about matters of sex, people may have different ideas of the definitions …