Stress

The reaction your mind and body have to demands or threats is known as stress.

It involves most systems of the body and the mind and can be dangerous because of two things.

First – it accumulates… so that lots of little stressors can add up to a big reaction.

And, second, we habituate to the level of stress at which we are. This means we stop noticing how much stress we are working under and only notice increases.

Fortunately there are many tactics we can learn to manage stress better. Stress is a natural part of life so Well-Being requires good stress management strategies.

Relaxation: Rewards, Obstacles and Methods

Being able to unwind from the tangle of stress and enter a state of deep relaxation is one of the most important skills you can learn. It is a skill that will benefit both your physical and mental health as well as making you happier and giving you a sense of having more control. . . . → Read More: Relaxation: Rewards, Obstacles and Methods

Mind-Body Techniques for Preparing for Surgery and Healing

Each of us has first hand experience with the body’s abilities to heal itself. No ones life is free from injury and pain, and we have observed the incredible process of our cuts being repaired and our illnesses fought off. The process seems nothing short of miraculous. As extraordinary as it is, there are . . . → Read More: Mind-Body Techniques for Preparing for Surgery and Healing

Flotation REST in Applied Psychophysiology

Restricted Environmental Stimulation Therapy (REST) has fascinated many researchers, clinicians, and explorers of consciousness, promising something special – a powerful transformation, a mystical peak experience, an intense change in biochemicals, improved performance, or a healing of our ills. . . . → Read More: Flotation REST in Applied Psychophysiology