We allbecomeanxiousfrom time to timewhether it’s because ofpublic speaking, an interview ora visit to thedentist.
1 in 4 people will experience some kind of anxiety problem in the course of an year. These feelings of anxiety may be associated with panic attacks, palpitations and even chest pain or heart attack. In women, the likelihood that they willsuffer froman anxiety disorderis twicehigherthan in men.Continue reading →
A psychologist walked around a room while teaching stress management to an audience. As she raised a glass of water, everyone expected they’d be asked the “half empty or half full” question. Instead, with a smile on her face, she inquired: ”How heavy is this glass of water?”
Answers called out ranged from 8 oz. to 20 oz.
She replied, “The absolute weight doesn’t matter. It depends on how long I hold it. If I hold it for a minute, it’s not a problem. If I hold it for an hour, I’ll have an ache in my arm. If I hold it for a day, my arm will feel numb and paralyzed. In each case, the weight of the glass doesn’t change, but the longer I hold it, the heavier it becomes.”
She continued, “The stresses and worries in life are like that glass of water. Think about them for a while and nothing happens. Think about them a bit longer and they begin to hurt. And if you think about them all day long, you will feel paralyzed – incapable of doing anything.”
It’s important to remember to let go of your stresses. As early in the evening as you can, put all your burdens down. Don’t carry them through the evening and into the night. Remember to put the glass down!
Aromatherapy changes personal attitudes using essences and flavors. Each plant has a specific vibration frequency. So when use essential oil of a plant in a room or on your body you change vibration, balancing and harmonizing it. This changes the atmosphere, bringing calm, stimulation and energy, according to the used oil. Also aromatic oils produce negative ions, so, the air that is saturated with positive ions released by electrical devices changes frequency.
The use of essences and aromatic oils
Methods for using aromatic oils are many: spray, diffusion, in the bathroom, massage… is not important how you use them, but it’s important to use them daily. For example, add 10 to 12 drops of your chosen oil in a dark bottle that has 100 ml and a sprayer, add water, put the lid, shake and spray. Now you can use the oil on your body and in the house. Continue reading →
If deep breathing, meditation, sports and crying on your friends shoulder does not help you stop stressing and relax … you’re not alone, and it’s not your fault! New studies on stress show that many of the old and well routed stress reduction management methods are nothing but … bedtime stories! Here is what researchers say that’s truth about things that really help reduce stress and the methods that do not work, especially to those with tauted nerves. Continue reading →
Music therapy is a type of expressive psychotherapy and it requires the use of music for therapeutic purposes.
The difference between music therapy entertainment and music education is that music therapy aims to meet therapeutic goals.
If you think for a moment and remember your childhood, which is the most striking image that comes in your mind? Mother holding you in her arms while …she’s singing a lullaby. And what was the effect? If you were crying, oftenly you would calm down and fall asleep with an innocent smile on your face imprinted.Continue reading →