Month: March 2018

Progressive Muscle Relaxation Exercise to Relieve Stress

Progressive Muscle Relaxation Exercises can help you to relax when you are feeling anxious or nervous.  It also helps to relieve headaches and improves sleep.  It is a two-step progress. First, you tense a particular part of the body and secondly, you release the tension and observe how the muscles feel when they are relaxed. Learning how to tense …

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Mindfulness Meditation Techniques

3 Simple Mindfulness Meditation Techniques To Relieve Stress

There are 3 simple mindfulness meditation techniques that can help you focus on the present by putting aside worries for the moment.  With this technique, you stop negative emotions and thoughts and become more in tune with your body and appreciate your present surroundings.  Mindfulness meditation is about totally enjoying the present. Dr. Kabat-Zinn, Ph.D. founder …

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cognitive restructuring steps

Cognitive Restructuring Reframe Self-defeating Thoughts

Cognitive restructuring is also known as cognitive reframing and it is a very helpful technique that helps people identify unpleasant moods, stress-inducing thoughts or any negative or distorted thinking caused by a negative experience.  As such, a person can reframe their negative action or statement, and turn it into a more positive frame of mind. …

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