Breathing to relieve stress

Week of January 27, 2019


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Fun Holidays this Week:

January 29: Bubble Wrap Appreciation Day – Have any bubble wrap left over from the holidays? Pop it to your heart's content today.

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February 1: National Freedom Day - National Freedom Day was established in 1948 to remind us that America stands for, and is a symbol of freedom for all people. Celebrate this day by reflecting upon the freedoms you have.

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February 2: Groundhog Day – Will there be six more weeks of winter? Tell us Mr. Groundhog.

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Hydration Recipe

Keeping hydrated is an important part of staying healthy. Water promotes cardiovascular health, keeps your body cool, helps muscles and joints work better and keeps skin supple. Here is this week’s hydration recipe:


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Orange Blueberry Water

Ingredients:

2 mandarin oranges, cut into wedges

A handful of blueberries

Water

Instructions:

Combine all ingredients in a pitcher and put in the fridge for 2-24 hours to allow the water to infuse.

You can also squeeze in the juice of one mandarin orange and muddle the blueberries to intensify flavor a bit.

Serve cold.








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Breathing Exercise to Relieve Stress

Here is a quick breathing exercise you can use anytime, anywhere to help you calm the nervous system, increase focus, and reduce stress:

· Sit comfortably with your back straight.

· Breathe in through your nose for a count of four.

· Hold for a count of four.

· Exhale through your mouth for a count of four, pushing out as much air as you can while contracting your abdominal muscles.

· Continue to breathe in through your nose and out through your mouth until you feel your body relax.








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