You Are Worth It: Taking Care of Yourself-Stress Management. Yolanda Fairell , M.S www.yolandaspeaks.com. Performance Objectives. After completion of this training participants will: Show an understanding of the negative effects of too much stress on the individual
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After completion of this training participants will:
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Keys to Stress Less Thinking:
The relaxation response is a state of deep rest that is the polar opposite of the stress response.
As noted earlier, the stress response wears your body down when constantly activated, the relaxation response brings your system back into balance: deepening your breathing, reducing stress hormones, slowing down your heart rate and blood pressure, and relaxing your muscles.
The relaxation response and meditation are essentially the same…..
Regular slowed breathing- a common characteristic of meditation and prayer-alerts you brain that you are in a safe place far away from predators. It also relaxes your heart, decreases blood pressure and removes wastes from the bloodstream!
Other Types of Meditation
The practice of yoga involves stretching the body and forming different poses, while keeping breathing slow and controlled. The body becomes relaxed and energized at the same time!
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