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How to Relax and Soothe Stiff, Tired, or Painful Legs

Most people will experience stiff, tired, or painful legs during their lifetime. For the most part the reasons for your legs feeling stiff or painful can be obvious – for example, sitting too much – and treatment is simple and can be done at home. In this article...

How to Stay Calm When You’re Angry or Frustrated

It’s all very well, Bob Marley, to write that lovely tune ‘Three little birds’ and tell us not to worry about a thing, but how?! Is there anyone out there AT ALL who can truly claim never to worry, never be angry, or never be frustrated? If we’re totally honest with...

How to Relax During an Emotional Heartbreak

Heartbreak is one of the most painful experiences a human being can live through. From a biological perspective, researchers have found that the brains of lovelorn individuals are strikingly similar to those of drug addicts in the craving phase: the same areas...

How to Relax the Tongue & Why You Should

We sometimes forget the central role the tongue plays in our lives. Most of the times it's just there doing its thing in the busy cave which is our mouth, although its hidden from sight but still offers us abundant delights. Think about it, what would life be without...

The Relaxation Response: What It Is & How to Induce It

We all have triggers that cause us stress, anxiety or other types of psychological distress, which in turn inevitably lead to certain physiological reactions, for good or for worse. Similarly, we all have certain triggers that can activate relaxation, calm and a sense...

How to Relax Facial Muscles (Eyes, Jaw, Forehead and Neck)

How to overcome tensions in important body parts such as the eyes, jaw, neck and shoulders, and learn how to dismantle your anxieties through simple techniques and exercises!

10 Easy Ways to Smile More Often

Sometimes just smiling can be the best “technique” for you to relax! Here are a handful of ways to smile more often!

How to Deal With Uncertainty and the Stress Caused By It

Why are we so hardwired to flee from uncertainty, could we in fact use our stress and sense of uncertainty to further our growth?

5 Natural Ways to Relax the Stomach

Is your stomach tied up in knots more often than not? Whether the cause is anxiety, digestive difficulties or any other reason, tension in the stomach is a problem many of us face regularly. Stress is typically the underlying culprit behind stomach tightness and...

How to Relax in a Time of Widespread Panic (COVID-19)

Panic. Pandemic. Two words that sound eerily similar, and the first which unfortunately, so often arises from the latter. I wonder if the similarity between the two words was intentional from an etymologically point of view, most likely not. Now, panic does little to...
How to Stay Calm When You’re Angry or Frustrated

How to Stay Calm When You’re Angry or Frustrated

It’s all very well, Bob Marley, to write that lovely tune ‘Three little birds’ and tell us not to worry about a thing, but how?! Is there anyone out there AT ALL who can truly claim never to worry, never be angry, or never be frustrated? If we’re totally honest with...

How to Relax During an Emotional Heartbreak

How to Relax During an Emotional Heartbreak

Heartbreak is one of the most painful experiences a human being can live through. From a biological perspective, researchers have found that the brains of lovelorn individuals are strikingly similar to those of drug addicts in the craving phase: the same areas...

How to Relax the Tongue & Why You Should

How to Relax the Tongue & Why You Should

We sometimes forget the central role the tongue plays in our lives. Most of the times it's just there doing its thing in the busy cave which is our mouth, although its hidden from sight but still offers us abundant delights. Think about it, what would life be without...

The Relaxation Response: What It Is & How to Induce It

The Relaxation Response: What It Is & How to Induce It

We all have triggers that cause us stress, anxiety or other types of psychological distress, which in turn inevitably lead to certain physiological reactions, for good or for worse. Similarly, we all have certain triggers that can activate relaxation, calm and a sense...

How to Relax Facial Muscles (Eyes, Jaw, Forehead and Neck)

How to Relax Facial Muscles (Eyes, Jaw, Forehead and Neck)

Stress and tension often gathers in clusters or ‘hot points’ in our bodies. Particular hot points are in and around the facial muscles such as the eyes, jaw, forehead, neck and shoulders. Whilst most people recognize that their shoulders and neck become tense, we...

10 Easy Ways to Smile More Often

10 Easy Ways to Smile More Often

Most of us take life too seriously. We make it all into a serious ordeal, where we often fixate on the constant need to take care of ourselves and our families, to look out for dangers and live properly. One crucial thing that often gets lost in this seriousness are...