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Is Mindfulness or Relaxation Better for You?

On the Healing Connections Podcast Emmy Vadnais, OTR/L interviews thought leaders and health care practitioners about integrative health, wellness, prevention, spirituality, and consciousness.  Listen to Healing Connections on YouTube, ApplePodcasts, and Spotify.

Is Mindfulness or Relaxation Better for You?

Emmy Vadnais, OTR/L shares “Is Mindfulness or Relaxation Better for You?” on the Healing Connections Podcast episode 36 on 7/30/21. Emmy shares what the latest research says about how acceptance-based therapies, such as mindfulness and relaxation are similar in their ability to lower worry, anxiety, and depression and increase overall quality of life.

Emmy is the author of “Intuitive Development: How to Trust Your Inner Knowing for Guidance with Relationships, Health, and Spirituality.” You can purchase her book directly from her or through Amazon or IngramSpark. Order book here.

“A randomized clinical trial comparing an acceptance-based behavior therapy to applied relaxation for generalized anxiety disorder.” 

Emmy Vadnais, OTR/L has over 20 years experience providing Holistic, Integrative Health, Wellness and Prevention Care in a variety of settings. She is a Holistic Occupational Therapist, Intuitive Healer, Health Coach, teacher, consultant, and writer. She provides holistic and integrative healthcare and intuitive development education to healthcare practitioners and organizations. She is the founder of the Holistic OT Community and is in private practice in St. Paul, Minnesota. She is available for individual sessions, tutoring, classes, and consulting. She can be contacted at [email protected]. Visit her websites at and

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