EPISODE 49 – The Mind-Body Interplay with Dr. Sará King

Examining the interplay between mind and body, neuroscientist Dr. Sará King and David Nichtern talk trauma, dream-work, and the sense of self.



David and Dr. Sará traverse these topics:

  • Dr. Sará's research on generational trauma and ancestral intelligence
  • The autonomic nervous system and how trauma is stored in the body
  • Fight, Flight, Freeze, Faint, and gauging if a situation is safe or dangerous
  • How contemplative practices can modulate the trauma response
  • What the parasympathetic nervous system is responsible for
  • How we create personal narratives
  • Neuroscience and quantum energy
  • Dr. Sará’s own journey to liberation from trauma
  • Co-Creating our own reality with the universe
  • Dreams, trips, bardos and beyond
  • Dr. Sará’s work in creating a map of awareness
  • The relationship between biometrics and story-telling
  • AI, cosmology, and merging biosynthetic beings with human consciousness


“There is this real delicate dance and interplay that’s happening between the mind and the body to construct a sense of self, me, I, at any given moment.” – Dr. Sará King


About Dr. Sará King:

Dr. Sará King is a UCLA-trained neuroscientist, political and learning scientist, social entrepreneur, public speaker, and yoga and mindfulness meditation instructor. She has over 20 years of experience as a research scientist, and specializes in the study of the relationship between mindfulness, complementary alternative medicine, and social justice. She is the scientific consultant for Peace in Schools, a dharma teacher with Presence Collective, a Postdoctoral Fellow in Neurology, and the founder of MindHeart Consulting, a scientific consultancy offering seminars, research and development, and trauma healing circles.

Keep up with Dr. King on Instagram.



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