Living in Balanceby Dr. Barry D. Caudill<br />Presentation by:<br />Jennifer K. Laney<br />
Metabolism<br />The physical and chemical processes in which an organism by its material substance is produced maintained, destroyed, and energy is made available.<br />Muscle tension decreases.<br />Meditation<br />Continued or extended thought; reflection; contemplation.<br />Allows you to create a state of deep relaxation.<br />Helps heal the entire body.<br />Meditation vs. metabolism<br />
Repetitive some thing you do frequent, perpetual, persistent, recurrent, relentless, repeated, steady, unbroken, unceasing.<br />Two types of relaxation through repetitive method-Focusing and Meditation.<br />
Focus all your attention on breathing. Breath deeply, slowly. Become aware of you chest and abdomen moving.
As you inhale say, “Peace” draw out the pronunciation that last your entire breath. P E E E A A A C C C E EE
As you exhale say “Calm” in the same manor. C A AA L LL M MM.
Continue until you feel relaxed or anger passes.</li></ul>Meditation <br />
Grounding Style works for people who often feel disorganized. It helps you to gain concentration to make it through a day so daily task can be accomplished.<br />Type of grounding:<br />Oak Tree –<br />You feel strong, confident, able to handle any situation.<br />
Oak Tree Meditation<br /><ul><li>Sit in a comfortable position
your legs are firmly planted like tree roots</li></li></ul><li>Relaxing Tension Muscle it is important for people with anxiety and nervous tension cause certain muscle groups tense up<br />Two types:<br /><ul><li>Discovering Muscle Tension
Progressive Muscle relaxation</li></li></ul><li><ul><li>Lay on you back in a comfortable position
Allow your arms to rest by your sides, palms down on the surface next to you
Raise just the right hand and arm about six inches off of the surface
Clench your hands and fist tightly. Fold for 15 seconds
Visualize relaxing them and feeling the tension leaving you body
Continue with all body parts in this order: face, shoulders, back, stomach, pelvis, legs, feet, and toes</li></li></ul><li>Erasing stress and Tension-many situations make us feel anxious and tense because they look to large to handle. These task make us feel powerless and helpless while the situation looks huge and unsolvable. Two methods used to manage stressors:Shrinking Stress and Erasing Stress.<br />
Continue to deep breath for at least one minute in your happy place.</li></ul>Erasing Stress<br />
Many of our anxieties come from our inner child not our adult selves. We need to know which problems in our lives come from child hood fears, traumas, and experiences. These unresolved problems cause additional stress in issues that other adults my not consider so stressful.<br />Healing the Inner Child <br />
<ul><li>Sit or lay in a comfortable position .
I am thankful for all positive things in my life.
My body is healthy and strong.</li></ul>Affirmations provide a method to change negative belief in to positive- peaceful belief<br />
Your state of emotional and physical health is determined by thousands of mental messages you create with in yourself with every day thoughts. You can help control how you feel and improve your self confidence and health by practicing at least one of these methods daily. <br />Conclusion <br />