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Stress Relief: Finding Hope in Uncertain Times

Finding hope during uncertain times is rather difficult, especially when most people rely on strategies that tend to be self-defeating.  People often resort to feeling, worried, anxious, and complain or become negative about events that may not even occur. With this kind of behavior stress is inevitable. Yet, some people find hope in uncertain times …

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Benefits of Prayer

The Benefits of Prayer to Reduce Stress and Promote Mental Calmness

Although it has been known throughout history that religion promotes war and self-righteousness, there are many benefits of prayer and other religious practices.  For the most part, they do promote peace, trust, forgiveness, harmony and associated with mental health and well-being.  Spiritual practices can help in reducing stress and protect against anxiety, depression and suicidal thinking. Prayer is …

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Healthy Food Habits for a Great Mind and Body Health

What Can Having Healthy Foods Habits Do For You? As you know healthy food habits is essential for maintaining the immune system, to stay focus, build energy, maintain a healthy weight, delay aging, reduce chronic heart disease, lengthen your life, and improve moods. Overall there are many benefits to eating right. Healthy nutrition means eating …

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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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