Relationship Advice

Stephen Porges On How Facial Expressions Impact Your Relationships – RS Podcast EPISODE 247

Are you a caregiver who is on the verge of burnout? What is the difference between the central nervous system and the autonomic nervous system? What happens if I misread a person’s face, especially my partner? Listen to this fascinating interview with Polyvagal theory’s founder, Stephen Porges.

(1:45) Episode 116: Polyvagal theory, safety in relationships.
(4:26) Why knowing how to read other people matters.
(9:50) How our physiology affects how we perceive others, and how others perceive us.
(17:50) Arguments from a biological perspective.
(20:15) Co-regulation.
(25:05) How learning can be affected by a teacher’s physiology.
(27:40) Reading an audience when speaking in public.
(32:15) DPIR enrollment.
(34:10) Difference between the central nervous system and autonomic nervous system.
(42:05) How stress affects to our bodies.
(50:00) About depression.
(55:45) About exercise.
(56:50) How taking care of others can impact your life.
(1:01:20) Final thoughts.
(1:06:40) Action Step.