Stress Busters!

By Riva Preil Believe it or not, relaxation is within reach. Before spending large sums of money on expensive massages or spa treatments, I encourage you to try the following user-friendly, at home strategies… 1. Designate personal “you” time at least three times per week for half an hour each. Take advantage of this time …

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A Diaphragmatic Breath of Fresh Air

By Riva Preil The diaphragm is a cone-shaped muscle at the base of the rib cage and it is the primary respiratory muscle.  An essential component of any relaxation program is proper performance of diaphragmatic breathing.  This is an important technique to learn because it helps relax the autonomic nervous system. Proper performance of diaphragmatic …

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