Stress is a feeling of emotional and physical tension. Stress management involves controlling and reducing the tension that occurs in stressful situations by making emotional and physical changes. Focusing on the positive on situations, planning fun activities and taking regular breaks are just some of the the things one should do to manage stress.
"Stay well. Be well." So goes the theme of Wellness 101 of the Lopez Group of Companies. Having read my past articles on Laughter Yoga, and intrigued by the numerous consistent positive experiences and comments from those who have attended Laughter Yoga sessions, Russel Solitario contacted us for a Laughter Yoga session for their executives. Edsel Sanchez of Lopez, Inc. comments, "Laughter Yoga can be exhausting, but a great relief from stress. It releases feelings of heaviness and helps acquire positive energy."
Written by Lopez Wellness
STRESS is a fact of our modern lives, at times overwhelming us and hindering our well-being. Research has shown that some stress actually improves our performance, but prolonged stress can lead to a number of health problems.
Humor as therapy is its deliberate use to provide symptom relief. This happens because humor reduces the natural stresses of illness and distracts the patient from pain. It is useful for treating people with physical and emotional problems. to resolve conflicts faster and avoid the sand traps of self-condemnation, anger, and resentment.
The value of humor has been confirmed to the point that many hospitals and ambulatory care centers now have incorporated special rooms where materials – and sometimes people – are there to help make people laugh.
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