With months of preparation on the line, pageant week has the potential to send your stress levels through the roof. It’s so important to know how to cope with your stress to avoid excess tension in your body and to keep your focus on stage. Yoga has been used for centuries to promote a sense of calm and to relieve stress. Not only is it good for your mind, but it’s great for your body. Stress causes your body to release a hormone called cortisol. According to LiveStrong.com, this hormone…
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How to Make a Homemade Punching Bag
Punching bags are part of the basic equipment for a boxer, but they can also be used as part of a home exercise regime or as a way to release stress and frustration. Well-made punching bags are sometimes out of reach because of price but they can be made at home, inexpensively, with a few supplies.
FITNESS FOR KIDS - Yoga and Meditation with Kids. Meditation during yoga can teach children relaxation techniques and how to reduce stress and also provides other amazing health benefits. http://www.superhealthykids.com/yoga-meditation-kids/
things you CAN control: how long the massage is going to be, how many foils to get in your hair, whether to get a mani or pedi or both. hahaha. Not to cheapen this list or anything. Just, I find that the only thing I want to do when I'm stressed is get pampered. Unfortunately my wallet does not allow me to do such things so I usually just end up doing number 1, 2, or 8..