Guided Imagery, Meditation, Mindfulness, Relaxation & Meditation, The Science of Happiness, Wellness
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,…
De-Stress, Emotional Healing, Holistic Health, Positive & Negative, Self Care, The Science of Happiness
10 Ways to Balance Your Emotions for Good Health
How are you feeling? Likely, you are feeling many different feelings, emotions, and physical sensations. Did you know that how you feel and your emotions can greatly impact your health and well-being? What is happening with your thoughts? Thoughts are connected to emotions, but which came first – the emotion or thought? The mind and body are one. Our thoughts affect our emotions, the body’s functions, and our emotions and feelings affect our mind, thoughts, and outlook. How You Handle Your Emotions Can Impact Your Health We often think of emotions in terms as good or bad. We tend to avoid or reject unpleasant ones and try to hold on…
Chase the Winter Blues Away with Relaxation and Meditation
I start hearing it in the fall – people saying, “Uh-oh, winter is coming…” Does this sound familiar? Sure, winter brings in colder and darker days, frustration with commutes, and the uncomfortable places within ourselves that pop their heads out to be noticed and healed. You probably have already heard and “know” all of the things you can do to feel good and enjoy this time of year, right? Eat well, rest, dress warm, exercise, de-stress… but are you putting them in to practice? One of the best practices I have found that has been tremendously helpful for me in my life is a meditation practice. There are several ways…