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My definition of relaxation may not be the same as yours. Right now the peace and quiet is fantastic, but I wouldn't want to relax this way every day. I do enjoy people (I'm a wee bit social as you probably know), so once in a blue moon, I do like to relax by myself and listen to nothing. Other times I like more action in my life and I find that relaxing too.
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Osteopathy is a holistic form of manual therapy defined as an art and a science that works primarily through the physical structure of the body facilitating innate self -- regulation and healing. It works to relieve pain, improve mobility and restore health in all systems.
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If you always want to be somewhere else or be someone else, you'll lose sight of the fact that "peace is in the present. Thus, I have developed three techniques to place me squarely in the here and now and anchor me there.
We're already a full month into the new year, and for the most part, resolutions are still be made (and broken), goals are being set and people are looking for new and creative ways to stay healthy....
"Family-Holiday Culture" has a massive influence on us. We are genetically and socially programmed to seek out being a part of this culture. But what if the group or the family culture we belong to, especially at holiday time, causes us pain, worry, fear, sadness, guilt, shame, rage, and most importantly the loss of our own "Self-Culture," our authentic relaxed self?
Sometimes, when I feel overwhelmed like this, I get trapped in that mindset where I think, "I can relax when I'm finished." The problem is that life and work don't stop. The key, then, is learning to create those pauses for yourself. Here are five ways to calm down.
If you spend too much time at work, feel that you never have enough time or energy for fun or find that your lifestyle has become one of unhealthy excesses -- you may need to find some balance. Here are some tips to help you balance your life.
It's not hard to imagine a circumstance at work in which your shoulders bunch up around your ears, your jaw clenches and your whole upper body feels like one giant knot -- it probably happens at least...
"Look how beautiful it is," I was thinking. "Isn't it beautiful? WHY CAN'T YOU JUST STOP WORRYING AND BE PRESENT WITH HOW BEAUTIFUL IT IS?" And then I remembered the thing I always remember halfway through a trip: no matter how well you pack, you can't travel without your baggage.