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  1. Tips for Coping With Caregiver Stress

    Being a caregiver can be stressful. WebMD gives advice on how to cope with "caregiver stress."

  2. Belly-Breathing (Diaphragmatic Breathing) - Topic Overview

    Belly-breathing fills your lungs fully,slows your breathing rate,and helps you relax. Place one hand on your belly just below the ribs and the other hand on your chest. You can do this while standing,but it may be more comfortable while you are lying on the floor with your knees bent. Take a deep breath through your nose. As you inhale,let your belly push your hand out. Keep your chest ...

  3. Stress Management: Breathing Exercises for Relaxation

    Deep breathing is one of the best ways to relax.

  4. Stress Management: Doing Progressive Muscle Relaxation

    Progressive muscle relaxation is a method that helps relieve tension.

  5. 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 ...

  6. Stress Management: Doing Guided Imagery to Relax

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

  7. 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 ...

  8. 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.

  9. Stress Management: Relaxing Your Mind and Body

    Guide to stress management.

  10. 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 ..

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