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Relaxation

Doing Nothing?

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Doing nothing is never a waste of time.  That is if you are really doing nothing.  Just sitting enjoying the thoughts in your own head.  Resting your mind and body.  [...]

Relaxation

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I recorded this 5 minute relaxation at the request of one of my clients.  I hope many of you will enjoy and benefit from it. Use it for a little break in your day or as a [...]

Take A Forest Bath

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Forest bathing is just a new way to say “go take hike.”  It is about taking a meditative nature walk where you focus on the great outdoors.  Keeping your [...]

Breathe

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To calm monkey mind, or to relax before bed spend a minutes doing alternate nostril breathing.  This practice calms your nervous system, quiets and steadies your mind. Place [...]

Shoo Away Stress

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Stop stressing by going outside.  Spending just 10 minutes in nature cools the body’s stress response faster than other techniques.  Research found that nature makes [...]

Relaxing Your Way

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A friend says, “Hey you need to relax.  Come on over and we will sit on the patio with a glass of wine, chewing the fat.”  I am a therapist!  How is sitting [...]

Keep Calm & Distract Yourself

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When your thoughts are stuck in a stress loop.  Your thoughts keep circling around the same thought or worry and you can’t seem to switch gears.  Try doing some [...]

Nix Stress with Fractals

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Viewing Fractals (repeating patterns that gradually get bigger or smaller) can reduce stress levels by as much as 60%.  I know that sounds a bit weird, but works.  Give it [...]