In this 4-part Be Well Lead Well® Connect audio series, you’ll learn four principles of the autonomic nervous system and why they matter when you want to cultivate environments where your people and teams thrive.
Part one addresses neuroception, a term coined by Dr. Stephen Porges that describes the aspect of our nervous system that is constantly asking, “Is it safe here?” This question is not a conscious thought, but part of an innate biological detection system, a neuro-radar within you that’s outside of your conscious perception.
Click the play button below to discover why neuroception is important for leaders to understand and care for within their work environments.
Explore these excellent resources to deepen your learning.
Articles & Books
- Neuroception, A Subconscious System for Detecting Threats and Safety by Dr. Stephen Porges
- Polyvagal Theory: A Science of Safety by Dr. Stephen Porges
- Are You Ready to Talk about Thriving with Your Team? By Renee Moorefield, Be Well Lead Well® Newsletter
- Safe and Brace Spaces Don’t Work (and What You Can Do Instead) by Elise Ahenkorah
- Sing the Body Electric by Natureza Gabriel Kram
- The Body Keeps the Score by Bessell van der Kolk
- My Grandmother’s Hands by Resmaa Manekem
Be Well Lead Well® Resources
- Be Well Lead Well Pulse®, a groundbreaking assessment that connects leaders and groups to 19 pathways for their increasing thriving, resilience, and wellbeing leadership
- Be Well Lead Well Pulse® Certification Program, a whole-person approach to leadership
- Be Well Lead Well® Newletter, unpacking science, practices, and case studies to help today’s leaders transform teams and organizations by making thriving a new standard of success