What Do You Appreciate?

What Do You Appreciate? Taking the time to think about what is good in your life can help you get into the habit of having positive thoughts and feelings. It can give you… Continue reading

Fitness Challenge

Take our Fitness Challenge and figure out the best time of day for you to exercise

Proper Lifting: The “Do’s” and the “Don’ts”

When it comes to lifting objects, there are techniques you should always use and techniques you should never use. By following the “do’s” and dodging the “don’ts,” you can help protect your back… Continue reading

MUSIC FOR RELAXATION

Music for relaxation can be played in the background as you practice any relaxation or mental imagery skill. You can also listen to it as you read, fall asleep, or meditate. Music for… Continue reading

SHAVASANA: AUDIO LESSON

The word Shavasana roughly translates as “deeply quiet pose.” It is an ancient yoga pose that focuses on breathing and releasing tense muscles to help you deeply relax.   Introduction to Shavasana Shavasana… Continue reading

QUIETING RESPONSE: AUDIO LESSON

Quieting Response is a mini-relaxation skill to use when you feel sudden or unexpected stress. It relieves tight muscles in the face and jaw, and reminds you to take full, regular breaths. Introduction… Continue reading

BODY SCAN: AUDIO LESSON

Body Scan is a simple and safe exercise that is based on a yoga technique. During body scan, you will focus your mind on the sensations you feel in each part of your… Continue reading

DIAPHRAGMATIC BREATHING: AUDIO LESSON

Diaphragmatic Breathing is also called belly breathing. When you practice it, you try to breathe into your belly, not just into your chest. Belly breathing is one of the simplest ways to relax.… Continue reading

PROGRESSIVE RELAXATION: AUDIO LESSON

  Progressive Relaxation focuses on tensing and then relaxing specific muscles. This relieves muscle tension and helps you relax. Introduction to Progressive Relaxation Progressive Relaxation Lesson You can also use the links below… Continue reading

PRESENT MOMENT AWARENESS: AUDIO LESSON

Present Moment Awareness is a mental relaxation skill that helps you stay focused on the present moment. This skill can help you be more aware of your thoughts, feelings, and sensations as they… Continue reading

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