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    Directly from our wonderful Mrs. Hallman's page - very good advice for structuring Distance Learning.

    Distance Learning Tips


    #2: Progressive muscle relaxation

    Progressive muscle relaxation is a two-step process in which you systematically tense and relax different muscle groups in the body. With regular practice, it gives you an intimate familiarity with what tension—as well as complete relaxation—feels like in different parts of your body. This can help you react to the first signs of the muscular tension that accompanies stress. And as your body relaxes, so will your mind.

    Progressive muscle relaxation can be combined with deep breathing for additional stress relief.

    Practicing progressive muscle relaxation

    Consult with your doctor first if you have a history of muscle spasms, back problems, or other serious injuries that may be aggravated by tensing muscles.

    Start at your feet and work your way up to your face, trying to only tense those muscles intended.

    • Loosen clothing, take off your shoes, and get comfortable.
    • Take a few minutes to breathe in and out in slow, deep breaths.
    • When you’re ready, shift your attention to your right foot. Take a moment to focus on the way it feels.
    • Slowly tense the muscles in your right foot, squeezing as tightly as you can. Hold for a count of 10.
    • Relax your foot. Focus on the tension flowing away and how your foot feels as it becomes limp and loose.
    • Stay in this relaxed state for a moment, breathing deeply and slowly.
    • Shift your attention to your left foot. Follow the same sequence of muscle tension and release.
    • Move slowly up through your body, contracting and relaxing the different muscle groups.
    • It may take some practice at first, but try not to tense muscles other than those intended.


    Relaxation technique #1: Deep breathing

    With its focus on full, cleansing breaths, deep breathing is a simple yet powerful relaxation technique. It’s easy to learn, can be practiced almost anywhere, and provides a quick way to get your stress levels in check. Deep breathing is the cornerstone of many other relaxation practices, too, and can be combined with other relaxing elements such as aromatherapy and music. While apps and audio downloads can guide you through the process, all you really need is a few minutes and a place to sit quietly or stretch out.

    How to practice deep breathing

    • Sit comfortably with your back straight. Put one hand on your chest and the other on your stomach.
    • Breathe in through your nose. The hand on your stomach should rise. The hand on your chest should move very little.
    • Exhale through your mouth, pushing out as much air as you can while contracting your abdominal muscles. The hand on your stomach should move in as you exhale, but your other hand should move very little.
    • Continue to breathe in through your nose and out through your mouth. Try to inhale enough so that your lower abdomen rises and falls. Count slowly as you exhale.

    If you find it difficult breathing from your abdomen while sitting up, try lying down. Put a small book on your stomach, and breathe so that the book rises as you inhale and falls as you exhale.

    Why breathe from your belly?

    Belly breathing stimulates the vagus nerve, which runs from the head down the neck, through the chest, and to the colon. This activates your relaxation response, reducing your heart rate and blood pressure and lowering stress levels.
    Source: Harvard Men’s Health Watch, May 2019



     This page has a number of videos you can watch and some awesome apps you can use to manage stress and find comfort and wellness

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    Things you can do to manage your anxiety. 

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