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Complementary Therapies [English] Permalink Public

Complementary therapies include Reiki (pronounced Ray-Key), Therapeutic Touch, Healing Touch, Integrative Energy Healing, ArtCare, and Pet Therapy. (English) Colour

Catalogue Number:
262227
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Guided Imagery (Surrey Memorial Hospital) [English] Permalink Public

Guided imagery is the use of relaxation and mental visualization to improve mood and/or physical well being. This fact sheet provides a description and list of benefits derived from practicing this form of relaxation. (English) Colour

Catalogue Number:
262575
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Change Your Body's Reaction to Stress (Surrey Memorial Hospital) [English] Permalink Public

This fact sheet provides a way of changing the way your body reacts to stress by employing a relaxation technique known as autogenics. Autogenics involves repeating a series of phrases emphasizing the heaviness of one's body parts ("My right arm is heavy") causing the unconscious mind to release pent-up tension. (English) Colour

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262536
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Change Your Mind's Reaction to Stress (Surrey Memorial Hospital) [English] Permalink Public

Negative thoughts, based on the idea that things are done to us, can control our moods. The techniques outlined on this fact sheet will enable one to recognize negative thoughts and replace them with positive attitudes. (English) Colour

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262537
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Reducing Stress (Surrey Memorial Hospital) [English] Permalink Public

This fact sheet provides a list of 22 different ways of reducing stress in your life. (English) Colour

Catalogue Number:
262649
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Eleven Ways to Deal with Tensions (Surrey Memorial Hospital) [English] Permalink Public

This fact sheet provides eleven recommendations from the Canadian Mental Health Association on how best to deal with the tensions and stress of daily living. (English) Colour

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262546
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The Relaxation Response (Surrey Memorial Hospital) [English] Permalink Public

The relaxation response is a reaction that is produced within our bodies to offset that of the "fight or flight" response. The "fight or flight" response occurs in our bodies when we are confronted by stressful situations, causing things like high blood pressure and muscle tension. Methods to initiate this relaxation response, which acts as a counterbalance to the stress, are discussed in this fact sheet. (English) Colour

Catalogue Number:
262672
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Progressive Muscle Relaxation (Surrey Memorial Hospital) [English] Permalink Public

Progressive muscle relaxation is done by systematically concentrating on your individual body parts, and then alternately tensing up and then relaxing these body parts with the goal of achieving an overall state of rest for your whole body. The following fact sheet contains three such techniques for accomplishing this. (English) Colour

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262644
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Active Cycle of Breathing Technique (Ridge Meadows Hospital) [English] Permalink Public

This breathing technique is used for clearing respiratory secretions in patients with breathing difficulties. Using this cycle instead of coughing alone is a good way to improve ventilation. (English) Colour

Catalogue Number:
262517
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Paws and Whiskers Volunteer Program (Royal Columbian Hospital) [English] Permalink Public

Studies have shown that dogs do encourage more physical activity among patients and residents. Small animals such as cats, gerbils, rabbits, birds and fish aid in the reduction of blood pressure and stress. This pamphlet provides information on the requirements necessary to participate in this program. (English) Black & White

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252008
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