If you have relaxation practices that work for you, you might wonder how you can encourage your children to join you. After all, their lives can be stressful too when they’re trying to get good grades, make friends, and adapt to the changes that are part of growing up. Sure, it would be tough to … Continue reading 11 Easy Relaxation Practices to Share With Your Children and Teens
Anxiety and worry can take over our life if we allow it to. Whether we like it or not, constant stress and worry can physically make us sick. The good news through my experience of dealing with my own anxiety I have found there are ways to help alleviate anxiety. The first step is to figure out exactly what you're stressing about. Is it something you can change? Is it something you have no control over? By determining the root of your anxiety, you can better understand how you can overcome it.
Juggling responsibilities at work and home can leave you feeling stressed out and fatigued. Meditation is a safe and effective way to rev up your energy levels. Here's an explanation of how meditation gives you more energy and a sample meditation to get you started.
You may be aware of the health benefits of Reflexology but don’t have the time to pop in to Wabi-Sabi Holistic Therapy for a reflexology session. What if I told you, you can have access to the benefits of reflexology to help reduce your holiday stress, right at your finger tips, without having to find the time to pop in to see me. Hand and foot Reflexology self-care can be a quick and easy ‘pick me up’ that you can do anywhere and I mean anywhere; sat in the park watching your children, on the sofa after a long day or sat on a aeroplane heading towards your holiday.
Chi Kung (also known as Gi Gong) is a marvelous form of mind-body exercise, as it combines breathing techniques with precise movements and mental concentration. If you practice chi kung regularly, you will reap many benefits; your energy levels will increase while your stress levels fall, improvement in flexibility and inner focus. As well improved concentration and even an increase in creativity and inspiration.
One of our bodies reactions to fear and anxiety is muscle tension. This can result in feeling "tense" or can lead to muscle aches and pains, as well as leaving some people feeling exhausted. Think about how you respond to anxiety. Do you "tense up"when you feel anxious? Muscle relaxation can be particularly helpful in cases where anxiety is especially associated to muscle tension.
There are many studies that have proven relaxation is good for us, as relaxation releases anxiety, helps us deal with stress and assists our bodies to deal with a whole host of health ailments. Because after all resting our mind and body helps us to feel better.
Getting a good night sleep helps heal and regenerate our physical and psychological well-being, and by expressing gratitude before we go to bed helps to promote a good night sleep.
Hot chocolate recipe packed full of B Vitamins niacin and biotin to support the normal function of the nervous system, Pantothenic acid contributes to the reduction of tiredness and fatigue and Adaptogenic herbs help mind and body adapt to everyday stress.
Do you feel a strong need to pick your skin, pull your hair or bite your nails? Nervous habits such as these can also be called Body-Focused Repetitive Behaviours or BFRBs for short and can individually or collectively be detrimental to our body, daily life and self-esteem.