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  1. Stress Management: Doing Guided Imagery to Relax

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

  2. Stress Management: Doing Progressive Muscle Relaxation

    Progressive muscle relaxation is a method that helps relieve tension.

  3. 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.

  4. Stress Management: Breathing Exercises for Relaxation

    Deep breathing is one of the best ways to relax.

  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. Stress Management: Relaxing Your Mind and Body

    Guide to stress management.

  7. Biofeedback - Topic Overview

    What is biofeedback?Biofeedback is a method that uses the mind to control a body function that the body normally regulates automatically, such as skin temperature, muscle tension, heart rate, or blood pressure. When you are first learning biofeedback, you will have sensors attached to your body and to a monitoring device. This provides instant feedback on a body function (for example, your skin ..

  8. Aromatherapy (Essential Oils Therapy) - Topic Overview

    What is aromatherapy?Aromatherapy, or essential oils therapy, is using a plant's aroma - producing oils (essential oils) to treat disease. Essential oils are taken from a plant's flowers, leaves, stalks, bark, rind, or roots. The oils are mixed with another substance (such as oil, alcohol, or lotion) and then put on the skin, sprayed in the air, or inhaled. You can also massage the oils into the .

  9. Healing Touch - Topic Overview

    What is healing touch?Healing touch influences a person's physical or emotional health without anyone physically touching the person. It is widespread. Healing touch is also called spiritual or energy healing, therapeutic touch, or distant healing.In the 1970s, nurses developed a specific form of healing touch called therapeutic touch to provide a more holistic (viewing the body and mind as a ...

  10. Kava - Topic Overview

    What is kava?Kava, or kava kava, is a root found on South Pacific islands. Islanders have used kava as medicine and in ceremonies for centuries. Kava has a calming effect, producing brain wave changes similar to changes that occur with calming medications such as diazepam (Valium, for example).1 Kava also can prevent convulsions and relax muscles.2 Although kava is not addictive, its effect ...

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