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Daily Stress Management Practices during the Holidays!

A Daily Stress Management Practice Will Greatly Enhance Your Life

Building a daily stress management practice can greatly improve the quality of our life and the lives of those around us. You can't depend on those around you to bring you peace, love and joy. BUT you can depend on yourself and your daily stress management practices to do just that! Just as you care for your body daily your mental/emotional self needs attention and there is no age limit on this.

If you are caring for children, your time is especially precious and so is the mental/ emotional health of you and the children. Teaching children is best accomplished by doing the practices with them. As they see you "zone out" they will learn to do it for themselves and love it.

Studies show great improvements in behavior, learning and attitude for all ages when daily stress management plans are incorporated into a lifestyle practice.

Start with a plan. There are many ways I like to destress so in my planner I have a list that I can check off daily. I do not do everything on my list each day, but I do somethings each day and I do each one at least weekly. I set my timer, so I stay on track. I have grown this practice from 15 minutes daily to 1 hour daily. If I do not get to it each day, I am generous to forgive myself. By using this list, I do get them in almost daily. It is such a powerful tool for your mental/emotional health that once you experience its benefits your will only want more.

Recommended Daily Stress Management Practices

  1. Connect to your higher source through prayer and meditation. Prayer is asking for what you need, and meditation is quieting your mind to hear. Do both for 5 to 10 minutes daily. Once you get used to this you will WANT MORE time. The rewards of peace and enlightenment are great.

  2. Exercise is necessary to reduce stress hormones adrenaline and cortisol. Blood Type O's & B's need more vigorous exercise at least 6 times a week for 40 minutes to reduce adrenaline. Blood Type A & AB's benefit from stretching exercises like yoga or Pilates as well as walking at least 4 times a week for 40 minutes to reduce cortisol.

  3. Keeping a journal is beneficial as it allows our brains to better organize. Most all modern geniuses like Albert Einstein have kept a journal so the question is; do all geniuses journal OR where they geniuses because they kept a journal? Regardless it is a powerful practice. I bought my six-year-old granddaughter a journal which she uses every day for any and all of her creations and she loves to share it with me.

  4. Breathing exercises remind us how to breathe throughout the day. Breathing exercises can stop a panic attack dead in its tracks. Find one on YouTube that you like and put that into your morning routine.

There are many more lifestyle practices that will reduce your stress, improve your attitude as well as brain power. We would be happy help you build a personalized plan.

Acupuncture Session

Try a session of Ear Acupuncture to manage stress. We offer a variety of sessions to balance the nervous system and calm stress!

Give The Gift of Safe Drinking Water

Now available at Natural Paths Healing Arts Center. Easy to use no tools required. You will have safe drinking water in your home and wherever you go. Filters last 10 years so the cost per serving is less than 1 penny. This system is capable of filtering unpottable water; what that means if there is no power, you will still have safe water to drink.

Reflexology Workshop Thursday, December 10, 2018 at 6pm

You are invited to join us for a fun night of learning simple, yet effective techniques to soothe your tootsies... reduce aches and pains and discover what those sore spots really mean.

  • Bring a friend, class is hands on

  • Fee $10.00, Foot chart available for $5.00

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