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Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) Exercises to Relieve Anxiety and Stress

Some days anxiety and stress can get the better of us. Whether it’s a job interview, public speaking or an exam, we’ve all had times when knowing how to handle anxiety and stress is in our best interest. Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, or CBT for short, is a therapy...

How to Relax Your Hands (Palms & Fingers)

Tired, tense hands? Some simple stretches can take care of overuse, whether from typing or hobbies like crochet or drawing, and leave your hands feeling relaxed and refreshed. Tip: Do these stretches and exercises at least once during your work day;...

How to Relax Your Wrists

Carpal tunnel syndrome and other repetitive strain injuries seem to be part and parcel of our modern lifestyle - especially if you’re in a job where you’re working on a computer the whole day or performing the same repetitive motions with your hands and arms, for...

3 Ways to Relax Your Arms

Whether you’re sitting at the computer the whole day or you just feel tense, stretching your arms can help to not only relax your arm muscles, but can also have a positive impact on your back and shoulders. Below you’ll find some simple and effective exercises that...

8 Exercises to Increase Your Attention Span and Help You to Focus

If you find yourself trying to work or study but failing to keep your attention on the task at hand, you’re not the only one. These days it’s becoming more difficult to keep your attention on one thing only for a fixed period. Indeed, a 2019 study has shown that our...

Progressive Muscle Relaxation (PMR)

Our everyday lives are frequently busy and packed with activities, and we may not always be able to find time to relax and allow ourselves to deal appropriately with any stress in the body and anxiety in the mind. There does exist, however, a wonderful method to ease...

6 Ways Relaxation Can Boost Focus, Performance and Productivity

Relaxation benefits are endless; from improving health to fostering emotional connectivity, it seems as though relaxation is the optimal state of humanity. Most people don’t realize how beneficial relaxation can be for work, often associating it with leisure time...

The Role of Relaxation in ADHD

By Alexia Wensing, B.A., MACP (IP) **This article is not written by a doctor or licensed professional of any kind, if you feel that you may struggle with ADHD, contact a doctor or mental health professional directly to discuss** No one is you, and that is your power....

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 Your Hands (Palms & Fingers)

How to Relax Your Hands (Palms & Fingers)

Tired, tense hands? Some simple stretches can take care of overuse, whether from typing or hobbies like crochet or drawing, and leave your hands feeling relaxed and refreshed. Tip: Do these stretches and exercises at least once during your work day;...

How to Relax Your Wrists

How to Relax Your Wrists

Carpal tunnel syndrome and other repetitive strain injuries seem to be part and parcel of our modern lifestyle - especially if you’re in a job where you’re working on a computer the whole day or performing the same repetitive motions with your hands and arms, for...

3 Ways to Relax Your Arms

3 Ways to Relax Your Arms

Whether you’re sitting at the computer the whole day or you just feel tense, stretching your arms can help to not only relax your arm muscles, but can also have a positive impact on your back and shoulders. Below you’ll find some simple and effective exercises that...

8 Exercises to Increase Your Attention Span and Help You to Focus

8 Exercises to Increase Your Attention Span and Help You to Focus

If you find yourself trying to work or study but failing to keep your attention on the task at hand, you’re not the only one. These days it’s becoming more difficult to keep your attention on one thing only for a fixed period. Indeed, a 2019 study has shown that our...

Progressive Muscle Relaxation (PMR)

Progressive Muscle Relaxation (PMR)

Our everyday lives are frequently busy and packed with activities, and we may not always be able to find time to relax and allow ourselves to deal appropriately with any stress in the body and anxiety in the mind. There does exist, however, a wonderful method to ease...

6 Ways Relaxation Can Boost Focus, Performance and Productivity

6 Ways Relaxation Can Boost Focus, Performance and Productivity

Relaxation benefits are endless; from improving health to fostering emotional connectivity, it seems as though relaxation is the optimal state of humanity. Most people don’t realize how beneficial relaxation can be for work, often associating it with leisure time...



How to Relax Your Hands (Palms & Fingers)

Tired, tense hands? Some simple stretches can take care of overuse, whether from typing or hobbies like crochet or drawing, and leave your hands feeling relaxed and refreshed. Tip: Do these stretches and exercises at least once during your work day;...

How to Relax Your Wrists

Carpal tunnel syndrome and other repetitive strain injuries seem to be part and parcel of our modern lifestyle - especially if you’re in a job where you’re working on a computer the whole day or performing the same repetitive motions with your hands and arms, for...

3 Ways to Relax Your Arms

Whether you’re sitting at the computer the whole day or you just feel tense, stretching your arms can help to not only relax your arm muscles, but can also have a positive impact on your back and shoulders. Below you’ll find some simple and effective exercises that...

8 Exercises to Increase Your Attention Span and Help You to Focus

If you find yourself trying to work or study but failing to keep your attention on the task at hand, you’re not the only one. These days it’s becoming more difficult to keep your attention on one thing only for a fixed period. Indeed, a 2019 study has shown that our...

Progressive Muscle Relaxation (PMR)

Our everyday lives are frequently busy and packed with activities, and we may not always be able to find time to relax and allow ourselves to deal appropriately with any stress in the body and anxiety in the mind. There does exist, however, a wonderful method to ease...

6 Ways Relaxation Can Boost Focus, Performance and Productivity

Relaxation benefits are endless; from improving health to fostering emotional connectivity, it seems as though relaxation is the optimal state of humanity. Most people don’t realize how beneficial relaxation can be for work, often associating it with leisure time...

The Role of Relaxation in ADHD

By Alexia Wensing, B.A., MACP (IP) **This article is not written by a doctor or licensed professional of any kind, if you feel that you may struggle with ADHD, contact a doctor or mental health professional directly to discuss** No one is you, and that is your power....

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...

Guided Visualizations for Relieving Stress & Anxiety

Guided visualizations and imagery are a wonderful tool for relaxation and healing. By activating and stimulating your senses through imagery, you can decrease stress, relieve anxiety, reduce overall pain and tensions in your body, and better cope with difficult...

7 Mantras to Alleviate Stress and Anxiety

We are all helplessly distracted by the innumerable things happening around us, and in today’s day and age there are more ways to be distracted than ever before. Thus the need to regain our minds and free ourselves from the stress and anxiety caused by the innumerable...

8 Quick & Effective Stress Relievers

Are you looking for a quick way to relieve yourself from stress? Have a look at these eight simple and quick tips and exercises to get you started!

How to Use Self-Hypnosis for Stress & Anxiety Relief

Many people deal with stress today, it seems like an inevitable part of life, and has perhaps or most likely always been this way. However stress has found new ingenious ways of entering our lives in today's modern world of incessant distractions. The thing is we all...

10 Relaxation Techniques for Stress and Anxiety Relief

It’s easy to fall into a rut where stress and anxiety gets the most of us. If we aren’t careful, these debilitating states of mind start integrating themselves into our personality as the years go by, which slowly but surely makes us function worse both mentally and...