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  1. Stress Management: Practicing Yoga to Relax

    Yoga means different things to different people. This Actionset focuses on a kind of yoga called Hatha yoga. One of the benefits of Hatha yoga is that it can relieve stress and help you relax. Key points Yoga includes breathing,meditation,and exercises,called postures or poses,that stretch the body. You can do yoga to help you relax. The goals of yoga include improved physical and mental ...

  2. Stress Management: Doing Guided Imagery to Relax

    Guided imagery lets you use your imagination to go to a calm, peaceful place.

  3. Stress Management: Breathing Exercises for Relaxation

    Deep breathing is one of the best ways to relax.

  4. Stress Management: Doing Meditation

    The goal of mindful meditation is to focus your attention on the things that are happening right now in the present moment.

  5. Stress Relief and Relaxation - Overview

    Stress is a fact of life. Although some stress is normal and even needed,too much of it can affect your quality of life and your health. There are simple things you can do to help relieve stress. Tips to relieve stress When you feel stressed,you can: Take slow,deep breaths. Soak in a warm bath. Listen to soothing music. Take a walk or do some other activity. Meditate or pray. Take a ...

  6. Anger, Hostility, and Violent Behavior - Check Your Symptoms

    WebMD provides an assessment of your anger symptoms and signs of hostility.

  7. Whole Medical Systems: An Overview

    Traditional Chinese medicine, Ayurveda, homeopathy and naturopathy: They all involve techniques and practices that may complement traditional medical care. Learn more about alternative medicine.

  8. Stress Management - Ways to Avoid Stress

    Because stress is unavoidable in life, it is important to find ways to decrease and prevent stressful incidents and decrease your negative reactions to stress. Following are activities to help you do this.Managing timeTime management skills can allow you to spend more time with your family and friends and possibly increase your performance and productivity. This will help reduce your stress.To ...

  9. Questions & Answers: Advance Directives and End of Life Decisions

    Your advance directives become legally valid as soon as you sign them in front of the required witnesses. However, each state establishes its own guidelines for when advance directives become operative. Learn more here.

  10. Questions & Answers: Advance Directives and End of Life Decisions

    WebMD clarifies the difference between a "will", a "living will", and a "living trust", as well as the different forms of power of attorney, and concerns over life insurance when using an advanced directive.

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