You've probably heard a meditation practice can help you manage stress. But it can feel like a Herculean task to sit in silence and focus on your breath. All those thoughts buzzing around! Enter Zentangle. It's basically a method of drawing that can promote a meditative state. I recently took a beginner's class and I'm … Continue reading Zentangle: An Alternative to Meditation? Ask the Expert.
Why get a massage? According to a survey conducted by the American Massage Therapy Association, 28% of Americans who get a massage do so for relaxation and stress reduction. That’s a lot of people in the US who feel strongly enough about their own experiences with massage for stress reduction to put their money on … Continue reading Stress, Anxiety, and Massage
Everybody has experienced stress and anxiety at some point in their lives, right? Stress is a normal part of life, but for some people it can become excessive. Anxiety disorders affect 18 percent of the US population. They involve excessive worry and irrational fears that can interfere with your ability to live your life. Generalized … Continue reading Massage and Anxiety