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Stress Management

March 1, 2017By Regina Community ClinicCounselling

A lecturer, when explaining stress management to an audience raised a glass of water and asked, “How heavy is this glass of water?” Answers called out ranged from 20g to 500g. The lecturer replied, “The absolute weight doesn’t matter. It depends on how long you try to hold it.” “If I hold it for a … Read More

Relaxation Techniques

March 1, 2017By Regina Community ClinicCounselling

Calming Breath Exercise The calming breath exercise was adapted from the ancient discipline of yoga. It is a very efficient technique for achieving a deep state of relaxation quickly. 1. Breathing from your abdomen, inhale through your nose slowly to a count of five. 2. Pause and hold our breath to a count of five. … Read More

Training Your Mind To Reduce Stress

March 1, 2017By Regina Community ClinicCounselling

Training your mind to reduce stress (condensed article from Time magazine November 2012) By changing the way we think, we can take our brains in a different direction. And where the brain goes, the body tends to follow.” Alice Park As the clutter of thoughts tumbles into consciousness, your physical plant gears up accordingly. Nerve … Read More