Self-Hypnosis for Stress - Topic Overview
Hypnosis is a state of focused concentration during which a person becomes less aware of his or her surroundings. Hypnotherapy is the use of hypnosis to treat physical or psychological conditions. It is thought that during a hypnotic state,or trance,people have a heightened ability to accept suggestions that can help change their behavior. Hypnosis can be led by a hypnotherapist,or a ...
Building Resilience - Health Tools
Health Tools help you make wise health decisions or take action to improve your health.Actionsets are designed to help people take an active role in managing a health condition. Stress Management: Relaxing Your Mind and BodyInteractive tools are designed to help people determine health risks, ideal weight, target heart rate, and more.Interactive Tool: How Well Do You Bounce Back?
Stress Management: Breathing Exercises for Relaxation
Deep breathing is one of the best ways to relax.
Stress Management: Breathing Exercises - Health Tools
Health Tools help you make wise health decisions or take action to improve your health.Actionsets are designed to help people take an active role in managing a health condition. Stress Management: Helping Your Child With Stress
Stress Management: Managing Your Time
Time management is a way to find the time for all the things you want and need to do. It helps you decide which things are urgent and which can wait. Learning how to manage your time,activities,and commitments can be hard. But doing so can make your life easier,less stressful,and more meaningful. Key points When you manage your time,you decide which tasks and activities are most ...
Health & Balance Guide - Topic Overview
What is optimism? Optimism is a hopeful,positive outlook on the future,yourself,and the world around you. It is a key part of resilience,the inner strength that helps you get through tough times. By definition,optimism helps you see,feel,and think positively. But it has extra benefits you might not know about-optimism helps keep up your physical health too. 1 You don’t have to be a ...
Anger, Hostility, and Violent Behavior - Preparing For Your Appointment
A list of questions that will help your health care professional diagnose and treat Anger and Hostility.
Stress Management: Doing Progressive Muscle Relaxation
Progressive muscle relaxation is a method that helps relieve tension.
Thinking About a Change? - Topic Overview
Changing anything big in your life can be stressful. It can seem like a lot to do. This can be especially true when the change involves tobacco, a drug, alcohol, or changing how you eat.For some people, knowing that something has to change happens quickly. For others, it can take years. Nobody is the same. But, no matter how long it takes, many people find that asking themselves questions and thinking about their answers helps them figure out what to do next.Even if you're not sure that change is for you, thinking about what it might be like can be helpful. You're just looking at both sides of a story.Think about the changeAsk yourself questions about what you want to change, like:In my life right now, what would I like to be different?What will happen if I don't make this change?What will I look forward to in my life after I make this change?What might my life look like in 3 years if I change my behavior?Think about yourselfSometimes it's helpful to take a break from thinking about
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 ...