Be sure to repeat any stress-reducing technique that is working for you.  Continue to add some variety and extend the time of your experience

Week #5

DUE: EVERY SUNDAY BY MIDNIGHT
10 POINTS EACH WEEK = 50 POINTS TOTAL

 

At the end of the week follow the framework of this sample reflection Weekly Reflection Sample Format.docxto chart and comment on the the stress reducing practices that you tried.  You may include both relaxation techniques and coping strategies that you have practiced.  And, every week, include a list of Three Good Things and describe why they are good. 

 

PRACTICING GRATITUDE — THREE GOOD THINGS – report every week  

List THREE GOOD THINGS for the week.  What went well and why?  This can be a big event or something small that made you feel good when it happened.

STRESS-REDUCING PRACTICES TO TRY

Try it:  Laughter Therapy!   Review the lecture notes about Humor and Laughter Therapy  Find a laughable moment, a funny comic, movie — or traditional laughter therapy. Laugh for no reason for 2 minutes.  Watch this video for some inspiration.

Happier in 5 Minutes | Ida Abdalkhani | TEDxOhioStateUniversity (Links to an external site.)Happier in 5 Minutes | Ida Abdalkhani | TEDxOhioStateUniversity

 

Try it:  Revew the lecture notes about This topic is scheduled for next week–but why wait?  Listen to music without lyrics, something calming for you.  You might want to add a few rounds of 4:7:8 breathing or the Relaxation Response or simple Belly Breathing while you are listening.

 

Try it: Even if you don’t have a headache try the BET BETH massage for headache relief Massage for Headache Relief.docx  Also review the lecture notes about   to give you more ideas about how you can calm your body.  This topic is also scheduled for next week.

 

Try it:  Bhramari Pranayama – Bee Breathing this is a yogic breathing technique — here is a script Brahmari.pdfin the file section of the class too.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GepGmj5sTjs 

 

Try it: Another great practice is Autogenics.pptx. After you review the brief lecture (also from next week!),  try this guided autogenic training:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E_sdaDwa2Ek 

Try it:  If you haven’t listened to any of the audio recordings on the file section or read through the scripts–review them now and try one!

Try it: Consider doing a Random Act of Kindness this week.  You decide what to do, here are some suggestions:

  • Leave a gift on someone’s doorstep.
  • Learn the name of someone you see everyday–at the grocery, at Starbucks, bus driver.  Greet them by name.
  • Make two lunches and give one away.
  • Give someone a genuine compliment.

Be sure to repeat any stress-reducing technique that is working for you.  Continue to add some variety and extend the time of your experience.

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