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Stress Management and the Art of Relaxation

The Pembroke Library Presents – Stress Management and the Art of Relaxation with Katrina Traikov NDCome learn about How stress affects us The health benefits of rest and relaxation Simple and effective ways to manage stress and encourage rest and relaxation The value of self-care For more information or to register please contact Simon Hartwig at shartwig@pembrokelibrary.ca or (613) 732-8844

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The Power of Yoga

Yoga has been studied in terms of many health conditions and has a host of benefits including: stress relief, pain relief, better breathing, increased flexibility and strength, weight management, improved circulation and healing, and better mental focus and presence to the world around us. Yoga has been shown to help decrease symptoms of anxiety, depression, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and even chronic pain. Yoga also can help normalize heart rate and rhythm, increase our resilience to everyday stresses. Yoga or gentle, mindful stretching can also help us to connect to our bodies on a daily basis and give us insight …

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Simple stress management techniques

Stress management is a key way to help maintain a high level of health, especially in our fast-paced modern lives. Stress affects different people in many different ways. When we can start to become aware of how stress affects us, this can help us in choosing effective ways to relive our stress. Here are some simple stress management techniques. Feel free to try out a few or come up with your own. Follow your intuition and listen to your body about what feels right to you. Deep breathing Deep breathing, it sounds so simple, and it’s something we have access …

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Stress management and resilience in everyday life

Stress management is vital in our busy modern lives – and it plays an important part in our health. Resilience or adaptability is an important skill that can be cultivated to help us in managing our stress. In this informative and powerful TED Talk, Gamer Jane McGonigal speaks about games, post-traumatic growth and the four types of resilience that can help us live longer, happier, more fulfilling lives Jane McGonigal: The game that can give you 10 extra years of life Originally shared in the Valley Naturopath clinic newsletter October, 2013

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  • Request Katrina as a Guest Speaker

    Request Katrina as a guest speaker

    Katrina enjoys speaking on a variety of health topics. Her talks are fun and engaging. From stress management and relaxation, to eating for heart health, to healthy aging, an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure! Click here to request Katrina as a guest speaker at your next community group, support group, or office meeting today!

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