Relaxation: Feeling Calm in the Chaos

Relaxation: Feeling Calm in the Chaos

The American Psychological Association (APA) reported in February 2017 that the level of stress in America has increased for the first time in 10 years*.  The APA reports that American’s stress is coming from several areas including politics, social media, technology, and the amount of change happening in our country.  While, we can’t always get rid of our stress, we can learn to handle it better. Research points to things we can do to help us manage our stress more effectively. Techniques such as mindfulness, relaxation, exercise, all help us cope better with life’s stressors**. Come out to Appleseed CMHC on May 16th at 5:30 and spend a hour learning and practicing progressive muscle relaxation and deep breathing techniques so you can feel calm even when your life is full of stress. Wear comfortable clothing to this event so you can join the instructor in practicing the techniques.

 

 

*http://www.apa.org/news/press/releases/stress/

**http://www.apa.org/monitor/2012/07-08/ce-corner.aspx

 Class Registration

« Back to Blog

Recent Updates

Domestic Violence Awareness Month Reflection

Domestic Violence Awareness Month Reflection

The month of October has come and gone, and for us at the Rape Crisis Domestic Violence Safe Haven of Ashland (a program of Appleseed Community Mental Health Center), much of it has revolved around promoting domestic violence awareness.

View More
Minority Mental Health Awareness Month

Minority Mental Health Awareness Month

July is Minority mental health month, a time that we should all bring awareness to the struggles and difficulties that many minority groups face every day.

View More
Celebrate Your Mind Support Group

Celebrate Your Mind Support Group

Appleseed is able to offer Ashland County a unique support group approach for those who consider themselves voice hearers. The Hearing Voices Movement in the USA is spreading across our nation where individuals with shared life experiences are coming together in solidarity to share and support one another.

View More