business-19156_640Lately, I’ve been feeling a little stressed-out…

You know, overworked, under-paid, and constantly run-down. Over the last 6 months or so I’ve been picking up every cold going, every virus, and every flu bug, and I wondered if the two were connected.

So I went online to check it out…

And what did I find?

Well, not only did I discover that stress and illness WERE connected, I had no idea just how closely connected they were, and just how damaging stress actually is to our health. A little further digging and I discovered that stress is arguably one of the biggest health concerns of the modern world, indirectly and directly resulting in a whole host of conditions, from everyday ailments such as colds, viruses, headaches and fatigue, to more serious conditions such as insomnia, anxiety attacks and depression, through to life-threatening illnesses such as cancer and heart disease.

The medical profession now acknowledge just how serious stress is, and just how damaging it is to our bodies. It’s actually known as “the silent killer” because while it might not be given as the official cause of death, it’s often the main reason for the actual illness or disease taking hold in the first place. Read the rest of this entry

How To Relax Fast

woman-83177_640Why should you learn how to relax fast? Because stress is more than just unpleasant. It’s also dangerous. Many diseases are now known to be caused by or made worse by stress, but you can do something about it. Just try these relaxation techniques today, and use them whenever you feel that tension coming on.

1. Have a hot shower. The hot water relaxes your muscles, and the break from more stressful activities helps too.

2. Play relaxing music. Experiment to see which music relaxes you the most effectively. Then keep your favorite relaxation CD at the office, or wherever you’ll need it most.

3. Go somewhere else. This really helps if the things stressing you out are in the room or associated with it. Why not get out for a little while?

4. Have a cup of chamomile tea. Chamomile seems to have a calming effect on the nerves, and hot drinks in general can help you relax.

5. Watch your mind. If you can spot the stressors lurking just below the surface (hunger, worry, a phone call you need to make), you can resolve them and feel more relaxed. Read the rest of this entry

How To Achieve Stress Relief

depression-72318_640Stress relief is something that remains allusive to many people. If you’ve ever come home from work and felt like you just couldn’t unwind or been unable to sleep because you just couldn’t stop worrying about something going on the next day, you’re in need of major Stress relief! The problem is that many people don’t talk about stress or really consider it a problem that needs addressing. Whether your stress is caused by work, school, relationships, world events, finances or anything else, it needs attention now before it begins to show its face in the form of physical ailments later.

Achieving stress relief is easy- if you know the right techniques to reduce your stress levels. The first major rule of stress is to never ignore it. You can’t just pretend that the constant nervous feeling in your stomach is going to go away or expect your high blood pressure to go down on its own. You have to teach yourself the best stress relief methods possible to get your symptoms under control. Read the rest of this entry

Anxiety Relief Hypnosis

There are seven INCREDIBLE, life enhancing techniques, 1.Diaphragm Breathing 2.Getting Rid of Hyperventilation 3.Progressive Muscle Relaxation 4.Reframing 5.Anchoring 6.Anxiety as an Object 7.Positive Affirmations. You will love the deep relaxation you will experience from each of these techniques and they will be useful in other situations in your life as well or just to give you a nice feeling of peace within. Hypnosis will help you feel confident in all aspects of your life by helping you to realize goals and create a deeper sense of self-worth and confidence as a result of spending time with your self in the guided relaxation. Hypnosis is a valuable tool for self-empowerment and continuous personal growth. Put the power of your mind to work in managing your body. This method of utilizing the untapped energy of your mind to support your overall health and well-being is natural, safe, and simple.

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