It is a little-known health practice in this country. Still, thanks to its successes in Europe where it is a form of psychotherapy, “breathwork therapy,” as it is known, is gaining credibility here in the U.S. (The technique is not just bubbles and rainbows, in other words.) And, based on the testimonies of people who have experienced it, breathwork therapy will continue to gather recognition.[Read more…] about What Is Breathwork Therapy and What Does It Treat?
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We all have off days where nothing seems to go right and it’s a struggle to keep negative thinking at bay. It can be tempting to resort to creative comforts like chocolate or a glass of wine at the end of a bad day, to make us feel better. Instead, let’s look at some quick and easy ways to lift your spirits and give yourself a feel-good boost – without resorting to unhealthy habits.
Meditation can help improve different areas of your life, including how you sleep. Studies show that meditation can help improve melatonin production and support your body’s relaxation responses. Here are 3 meditation techniques to help you sleep.[Read more…] about 3 Meditation Techniques to Help You Sleep
External orienting is the process of observing one’s surroundings using the five senses. This can be very helpful for individuals who are intimidated by mindfulness techniques like the body scan. Here’s a meditation script for external orienting.[Read more…] about Monday Meditation: A Meditation Script for External Orienting
Sometime or another we will experience a time when we are alone. Some people fear being alone for various reasons. The first step is to become comfortable with yourself and having the self-confidence that you will be able to manage being alone. There is nothing wrong with being alone. If being alone bothers you then seeing a counselor can help you with these issues.
Tracking the source of anxiety can be an incredibly frustrating process. Sometimes, those intrusive thoughts and feelings creep in even when we have nothing to worry about.[Read more…] about How Hormones May Be The Source of Your Anxiety