Breathing And Relaxation Techniques To Sleep Better…

There are many breathing and relaxation techniques that you can learn to use to promote relaxation and relieve stress. The deeper and slower that you breathe the more relaxed and sedated you will become. Sleeping with the window open will help the air to circulate in your bedroom and fill your lungs with fresh air. Relaxation techniques will help your body to wind down and prepare for the sleep cycle. Try this breathing technique when you first get into bed: 1.Take a deep breath. 2.Breathe in through your nose and visualize the air moving down to your stomach. 3.As you breathe in again silently count to four. 4.Purse your lips as you exhale slowly. 5.This time count silently to eight. …

Mindfulness And Mental Health Improvement

Mindfulness And Mental Health Improvement What’s going on in your head? Until you know, there can be all sorts of problems. Uncorrectable problems. You can’t fix a problem that you don’t see, right? That is where mindfulness comes in. Mindfulness and mental health are intimately connected. Your mind is busy in there right now, talking about all sorts of things. It may be telling you that you are tired of your job, or that you are a victim of circumstance. It may be running through a list of all the things you need to be doing. It may be saying all the wrong things, and yet you may hear none of it. You may just feel a slight anxiety building …

Useful Self Help Resources

Useful Self Help Resources For establishing a guide to health and wellness, a person has many resources at their disposal that will provide help them in many areas. Most illnesses occur from exposure to outside sources but people are more susceptible to the illnesses because they lack the proper diet and nutrition to fight off the diseases naturally. The self-help efforts of medical professionals, healthcare administrators, and family can have a dramatic effect on the life of an individual. Some medical professionals might recommend a vitamin regimen to improve the immune system. They might also recommend that a sleep study take place to rule out any sleep disorders that might be affecting the person’s health. Vitamins, nutritional supplements, and the …

Mindfulness and Contemplation

Mindfulness and Contemplation There’s been a lot of talk about navels in our house lately. You see, my youngest daughter is asking to get hers pierced, and we are saying no–for now. So, naturally, I have been noticing navels more than usual. The term “navel-gazing” means indulgent contemplation, and that’s an interesting concept. Is it possible to be indulgent when it comes to contemplation? Can we get TOO caught up in it? I’m not too worried about over-contemplation. As long as we are mindful, we aren’t likely to overdo anything. What we CAN overdo is our insistence upon a certain contemplative practice as our only hope for greater mindfulness, our tenacious grasping of a particular style, or our adamant belief …