Category Archives: Stress

  • A Solution For Chronic Pain

    We all know that by managing our stress more effectively, we can more easily reverse the symptoms of chronic pain. Enter meditation. Practicing meditation is an ideal solution for reducing your stress and easing your symptoms. It can be as easy as taking a few minutes to concentrate, and as simple as closing your eyes […]

  • The Power of “Aha”!

    Recently, I was counseling a client who has been diagnosed with Ankylosing Spondylitis. The discussion came to standstill as she experienced a life-altering epiphany, or what some call an “aha!” moment. We were discussing how ridding the body of stress can reduce chronic pain and muscle spasms. She understood the principle but hadn’t quite grasped […]

  • The Link Between Emotional and Physical Health

    Studies now prove that your emotions are inextricably linked to your physical well-being. Think of how your blood pressure rises significantly when you feel anxious or threatened. High blood pressure has become a major problem for many people, and it’s a pretty clear example of what is called the mind-body connection. When emotional health is unbalanced, it consumes […]

  • Relax

    The body’s natural relaxation response is a powerful antidote to stress. Techniques like deep breathing, visualization, progressive muscle relaxation, meditation, and yoga activate relaxation in the body and mind. With regular practice, these techniques reduce stress levels and boost feelings of joy and inner connectedness. They also condition you to stay calm and collected in […]