Mind and Body Stress Relief With the Alexander TechniqueeBook - 2011
Are you rushing through life as if it is something to be coped with rather than to be enjoyed? Is your body giving you warning signs of the mental and physical stress you are under? Typical symptoms of stress include backache, neck or shoulder tension, headaches, insomnia, frequent colds, asthma, digestive problems and high blood pressure. Being under stress can become a habit, making it hard to relax. It can also affect your breathing and bring on feelings of panic and anxiety. What can the Alexander Technique do for you? * Increase your self-confidence. Stress tends to affect people with low self-esteem so that they feel unable to say 'no' even when they are already under pressure. The skills you learn will help you treat yourself with more care. * Alleviate symptoms of depression. When you learn to improve your posture, you will gradually feel less in a 'slump' and more interested in life. * Make you less anxious. Learning how to breathe correctly will help you feel calm and centered, making it easier to concentrate and organize your life better. * Relax your body. Stress causes excessive muscular tension. You will learn how to release it and move through life with greater ease. * Build your emotional health. You will feel happier and more at ease with others as internal and external conflict is reduced In this book, author Richard Brennan shows us how to gain emotional, mental and spiritual balance in our lives using simple techniques to improve our posture, breathing and way of thinking.
Publisher: [United States] : BookBaby : Made available through hoopla, 2011
Characteristics: 1 online resource
Alternative Title: Mind & body stress relief with the Alexander technique