A little bit of stress can be a good thing .. It can motivate you to study for exams and push yourself beyond your boundaries. But increasingly the down side of stress on the body and mind is coming under the microscope. Here are a few easy stress management techniques to help reduce your anxiety and see you through those times when you feel overwhelmed. 1. You tend to feel stressed when you feel you don’t[…] READ MORE
Yoga is calming, soothing and gentle, away of leaving the world behind and not just while you are in your yoga class, it becomes a way of life. There are many styles and you may need to try a few different styles to see which one suits you and your needs best. Most styles are based on the same physical postures, known as poses with their own unique emphasis. Types of Yoga Hatha Yoga is a[…] READ MORE
Oxytocin is increased – this is the “cuddle hormone” often released in new mothers to bond with babies and also during orgasm. It is the bonding hormone that helps you connect and feel good with another person. Reduces stress – Perhaps the biggest studied effect of massage is that it reduces cortisol levels in the blood Cortisol is the stress hormone released when the body and mind are under pressure.