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How can I do a brief relaxation session while at work? Its a fishbowl.

How can I do a brief relaxation session while at work? Its a fishbowl.

One minute vacation: If you can close your eyes and imagine being in a relaxing place, or stare at a picture of a relaxing place and remember what it was like to be there then, you can take a one minute vacation! or, tense individual muscle groups, starting with your face, working your way to your toes, and then relax them. This is actually a self hypnotic technique that is quite effective at creating relaxation. ...Read more

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Why is relaxation so much a part of your work with people?

Why is relaxation so much a part of your work with people?

Stress can cause: both physical and emotional disorders. Learning relaxation techniques can prevent the negative impact of stress on emotional and physical health, therefore, it plays a significant role in psychotherapy. ...Read more

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Psychologist issue - dozing off during appt during relaxation sessions. She lets me sleep. Why?

Psychologist issue - dozing off during appt during relaxation sessions. She lets me sleep. Why?

You should ask her: It is difficult to answer this by computer. You should address this directly with the counselor and seek a second opinion if you feel one is needed. ...Read more

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Why won't my anxiety go down? Relaxation techniques, exposure and other things don't seem to work. I never used to have this much anxiety.

Why won't my anxiety go down? Relaxation techniques, exposure and other things don't seem to work. I never used to have this much anxiety.

Check possible cause: Find out what is bothering yoju in your personal life as well as work. Write down each day in a diary to see what is upsetting you then consult a psychiatrist if needed. ...Read more

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How does biofeedback work (effectively) on the internal anal sphincter if its contraction and relaxation are uncontrollable to begin with?

How does biofeedback work (effectively) on the internal anal sphincter if its contraction and relaxation are uncontrollable to begin with?

Ask the provider: It will be best to discuss this w/ the provider until it makes sense to you. It's not fully involuntary, but this is too complex to explain here. In general Biofeedback provides evidence of what's happening inside you so that you can learn the associated sensations. Talk to one who does it and can demonstrate it to you. ...Read more

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Does deep muscle relaxation work for falling asleep?

Does deep muscle relaxation work for falling asleep?

The key: to using any relaxation method with insomnia is to concentrate of relaxing, not on falling sleep. Mindfulness meditation, deep muscle relaxation, pleasant imagery, and physical methods such as a warm bath can help but when you think about how badly you want to sleep and "try hard", you stay awake. Studies even show trying to stay awake helps you fall asleep! ...Read more

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Hardly slept at a for more than a week. Tried, valerian root, melatonin, kava, motrinpm, ambien, and xanax (alprazolam). Xanax (alprazolam) helped two nights but does not work now.Also tried relaxation techniques suggested.Help?

Hardly slept at a for more than a week. Tried, valerian root, melatonin, kava, motrinpm, ambien, and xanax (alprazolam). Xanax (alprazolam) helped two nights but does not work now.Also tried relaxation techniques suggested.Help?

Please see doctor: If you're not sleeping for over a week, there are multiple possible causes including bipolar hypomania or mania, intoxication with stimulants, withdrawal from alcohol or other drugs, etc. You need to see a physician -- preferably a psychiatrist -- in person for an evaluation to see what's going on and to get the right kind of help. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Relaxation tips for anyone ?

Relaxation tips for anyone ?

PEMF: If you can afford it get a home pemf unit can reset body and relax. Otherwise just doing mindful walking - walking meditation is simple and easy. ...Read more