Locate the magical stress busting acupressure point, massage for a few short breaths, try to relax/breath deeply, and enjoy.Read More
Chronic stress plays a major role in absenteeism, illness, depression, anxiety and irritability. Without strong personal connections, this chronic stress can run rampant. More and more studies show that your work relationships help to mitigate chronic stress. So your work wife/husband/pal is like the magic wand for good health and a valuable part of your work experience.Read More
Picture this, it's Monday morning and you have a fight with a friend, or lose your phone on your way to work, all of a sudden you can't concentrate or think logically. That email from your boss seems unmanageable and you are ready to call it a day before your first coffee break. You need to turn on your rational brain and turn off your emotions.Read More
The desk, a necessary evil of modern life.
Most of us sit at a desk at some point and the majority of us sit at desks for a prolonged period of time every day. This can contribute to a “schlumped posture”, which not only compresses the spine and wreaks havoc on your quads, there have also been studies that conclusively link poor sitting posture to bad mood and even depression.Read More
The bottom line is, that consistent chronic stress on the system wreaks havoc, to help mitigate this we’ve designed Slow Medicine to help you create a deeper connection to your body and to recognize and modulate your stress response. Thereby helping your brain to regenerate and heal itself through a process called neuroplasticity. By taking time out you can actually begin to develop new cortisol receptors that make it easier to receive and process stress. Effectively decreasing the long term effects of chronic stress, and turning those stressor moments into creative sparks.Read More