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More on: Breath

More techniques on how to keep calm and start the new week the best way: 3. Progressive relaxation How it’s done: To nix tension from head to toe, close the eyes and focus on tensing and relaxing each muscle group for two to three seconds each.  Start with the feet and toes, then move up to the knees, thighs, […]

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Breath!

by greatist.com Over-worked, under-slept, and feeling pressure? There are plenty of ways to find calm without investing in a 90-minute massage. Turns out all you need is a pair of healthy lungs, your breath, and 10 minutes or less. These are expert-approved ways to relax using breathing techniques borrowed from yoga, meditation, and even the therapist’s chair. Don’t […]

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Hello Summer!

Warm weather, swimming and vacations — such events often herald the arrival of summer. In the northern hemisphere, summer is the warmest season of the year; extending from the summer solstice through to the autumnal equinox. This season introduces the raining season, because of the heat, water is evaporated and the vapours are safely stored […]

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Milk & Honey bath melts

by Brendid.com Homemade bath melts are the perfect way to soothe itchy skin while you soak. Have you ever used a bath melt? They are fabulous little bath bombs of moisturizer that melt into the water and hydrate your skin. They turn your bath into a softening sanctuary! The powdered milk and honey in this […]

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How to relax

We usually need to relax when we are feeling tense, anxious, or angry. Part of these feelings are due to an activation of something called the sympathetic nervous system, which includes parts of your brain that detect and respond to threats and stress. Without getting too deep into the physiology, when you are tense, anxious, or […]