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#800768 - 01/15/13 06:26 AM Re: Strategies to Reduce Anxiety [Re: Dr. Hershey-MH]
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Ruby,
I have a hard time meditating on my own. My mind loves to wander! I use a CD to help.

The body follows the mind!
Here's to your health!


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#803952 - 02/01/13 04:44 AM Re: Strategies to Reduce Anxiety [Re: Dr. Hershey-MH]
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Meditation is a great way to reduce stress. If one has difficulty meditating, just taking some deep breaths is extremely beneficial.

Long, deep cleansing breaths can calm the mind.
A calm mind can lead to a relaxed body.

The body follows the mind and the mind follows the breath.
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#804070 - 02/01/13 01:16 PM Re: Strategies to Reduce Anxiety [Re: Dr. Hershey-MH]
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Dear Doctor,

I do not have difficulty with sitting meditation,I just don't like it.Love active meditation,Like Thich Nhat Hanh teaches.

Respectfully yours
loong
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#804163 - 02/02/13 11:54 AM Re: Strategies to Reduce Anxiety [Re: Dr. Hershey-MH]
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Loong, I enjoy Thich Nhat Hanh's writing/teachings too.




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#804164 - 02/02/13 11:57 AM Re: Strategies to Reduce Anxiety [Re: Dr. Hershey-MH]
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Has anyone tried Aromatherapy to reduce stress and anxiety?
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#804166 - 02/02/13 12:15 PM Re: Strategies to Reduce Anxiety [Re: Dr. Hershey-MH]
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Hi Dr. Ilyssa, I love to put on my perfume and I have....Put on Perfume.....on my coping strategies list. From Ruby June


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#804192 - 02/03/13 04:17 AM Re: Strategies to Reduce Anxiety [Re: Dr. Hershey-MH]
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Yesterday in the restorative yoga class I took, the instructor sprayed a peppermint eucalyptus scent over us. It helped to further calm my mind and increase positive feelings.



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#804197 - 02/03/13 04:28 AM Re: Strategies to Reduce Anxiety [Re: Dr. Hershey-MH]
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Yum......I love the smell of peppermint. When I was young I lived on a houseboat with my sister in Sausalito. We used-I think it was called-Dr. Bronner's Peppermint liquid soap for everything from washing dishes to bathing. It was such a magical time that whenever I smell peppermint it brings me right back to those joyous days. I can see how that smell with eucalyptus would be delightful and restful.

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#804521 - 02/05/13 01:51 AM Re: Strategies to Reduce Anxiety [Re: Dr. Hershey-MH]
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Speaking of soap, I love the smell of grapefruit. I have a liquid soap with that fragrance.

But my favorite of all time is the smell of coffee, especially in the morning, It is pure bliss !!

What is everyone's favorite scent?
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#804568 - 02/05/13 02:43 AM Re: Strategies to Reduce Anxiety [Re: Dr. Hershey-MH]
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Dear Dr,

As the movie said :The scent of a woman :with Al Pacino,coffee
and cinnamon

loong
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