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What are some quick and effective relaxation techniques?

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Dr. Randy Baker
Holistic Medicine
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In brief: Many good choices

There are many ways to quickly change gears & become relaxed.
Many involve slow deep breathing. One advised by andrew weil is the 4-7-8 exercise- see www.Drweil.Com/drw/u/art00521/three-breathing-exercises.Html for full description. I like to breath in & softly say ahh-ohh-ooo-mmm (aoumm) as i breathe out. See www.Healthy.Net/scr/article.Aspx?Id=1205 for a good discussion of many other techniques.

In brief: Many good choices

There are many ways to quickly change gears & become relaxed.
Many involve slow deep breathing. One advised by andrew weil is the 4-7-8 exercise- see www.Drweil.Com/drw/u/art00521/three-breathing-exercises.Html for full description. I like to breath in & softly say ahh-ohh-ooo-mmm (aoumm) as i breathe out. See www.Healthy.Net/scr/article.Aspx?Id=1205 for a good discussion of many other techniques.
Dr. Randy Baker
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