Beach State of Mind: Dr Heidi Hanna on Good Morning San Diego

American Institute of Stress (AIS) Executive Director Heidi Hanna, PhD talks with Good Morning San Diego about the benefits of being at the beach, and how you can train your brain to tap into the benefits through mindfulness practices that include cuing calming sensations. Trigger Your Brain for Relaxation "You don't have to be near [...]

By |2018-08-06T13:30:04+00:00August 6th, 2018|Daily Life|

Instructional Breathing Techniques with Robert Kallus, MS

  In this video, Robert Kallus guides viewers through simple breathing techniques that can alleviate stress. By focusing on deep breaths into the belly rather than inflating just the lungs, you can gain reap great benefits for both body and mind. Robert Kallus is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist practicing just outside [...]

By |2018-07-12T15:08:58+00:00July 10th, 2018|Daily Life|

Ten Reasons Why You Don’t Manage Stress

by Jim Porter, M.A.L.S., FAIS, President of StressStop Over the years, I've been made painfully aware of some of the roadblocks we are up against when it comes to raising awareness about stress management. In this regard, it seems to me, we are today where smoking was in the mid 1960's. That's when the first [...]

By |2018-01-10T10:56:00+00:00November 27th, 2017|Daily Life|

National Relaxation Day 2017

August 15, 2017 in National Relaxation Day! What type of activities do you do to relax and recharge? Here's a list of ideas and activities that might help you relax: Exercise Meditation Prayer Yoga and tai chi Muscular relaxation exercises Autogenic training Deep breathing Massage therapy Visual imagery Self hypnosis Acupuncture Acupressure Biofeedback Listening to [...]

By |2017-08-15T11:20:41+00:00August 15th, 2017|Daily Life|