It’s summer, Relax

Summer has arrived, but some of us still have trouble slowing down a little and relaxing. Our muscles are so locked up and the tension in the neck and back is wound so tight that it is hard to wind down and really relax. It is important to be able to release the muscles and let go of the tension in …

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It’s Fall

The nights are chillier, a new school year begins, and the first round of fall colds is just around the corner. Some of you might be eagerly anticipating (or dreading) this new season. Added responsibilities and newness can mean more stress. Google “stress” and this pops up: “A state of mental or emotional strain or tension resulting from adverse or …

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Little Ones Need Peace Too

In honor of Family Day weekend here in Alberta, I am pleased to bring you a guest blog by a friend. She is an author and publisher that writes books to help kids face stress as well as books for adults. I love her book and thought you would all benefit from seeing it and hearing from her. Please check …

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3 Steps to breathing away your tension

Did you know that our body’s most fundamental response, breathing, serves more purposes than providing oxygen? Breathing exercises have been used for centuries to help people focus and relax. By learning to master various breathing techniques you can greatly improve your health. These exercises can help to strengthen your lungs, rid your body of chemical toxins, relieve stress, and even …

RELAXING TO CONTROL STRESS

As a follow up to my last post and the responses from it, here is a little more in-depth instructions on actual exercises you can do to lower stress. We all experience stress; some of us more often than others. Although stress may push us to perform better in our daily tasks, it is hazardous when it lasts for long. …