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Feeling Stressed? Try a Massage - The Benefits and Types of Massage Therapy
- Reduce physiological stress,
- Reduce the hormone responsible for increasing the stress response
- Lower heart rate
- Decrease blood pressure
Painting Your Stress Away - Counselling Services for York Region
Participating in art activities such as painting or creating crafts is a great way to slow down stressful thoughts, transform your energy and evoke calmness. According to Caddy, Crawford, and Page’s (2011) article, Painting a pathway to wellness, the intense concentration and altered sense of time can help provide a welcome distraction from worry, rumination, and negative thinking.