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There are plenty of ways to achieve relaxation without sitting cross-legged on the floor. They’re all rooted in a technique called “the distraction method.”
The method consists of doing basic activities can help you take a step back from your anxiety. You may be able to relax, regroup and perhaps reexamine the issue that was causing your anxiety from a much more levelheaded place.
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Coloring a picture (especially the geometric circles known as mandalas) can be quite beneficial in relieving stress and anxiety.
Although it is a simple exercise, it really helps you ta...
Mandalas are sacred circles, that have long been used to facilitate meditation in the Indian and Tibetan religions of Hinduism and Buddhism.
The main circle shape of a mandala is filled with a variety of geometric shapes and symbols. These are often repeated in symmetrical patterns using bold color schemes.
People who color mandalas may feel a deep sense of calm and well-being. It's a simple tool that doesn't require any expertise, but it can be remarkably soothing.
Mandalas not only focus your attention but also allow you to express your creative side, which many of us neglect in our daily lives.
Also known as Metta meditation; the goal is to cultivate an attitude of love and kindness toward everything.
During meditation, practitioners send and repeat messages of loving-kind...
The goal is to notice tension and to allow it to be released.
Practitioners start at one end of their body, usually their feet, and work through the whole. They might tense and then relax muscles or they might visualize a wave moving over their body to release tension.
It encourages practitioners to notice their surroundings without judgement, instead of dwelling on the past or future.
Mindfulness can be done almost anywhere, even in a grocery store, for example.
... has been rigorously studied by the scientific community and the findings of these studies has alarmed everyone.
Meditation, it turns out, really works. It doesn’t just help signif...