About Glastonbury Mindful Relaxation Retreat Weekend
Do you feel stressed all the time, even when nothing seems to be wrong?
Does your mind constantly churn the same problems, but never solves them?
Our Mindful Relaxation Weekend combines Mindfulness with Restorative Yoga and modern psychology into one simple programme to take away these problems. It goes to the heart of anxiety, stress, and self-defeating behaviours.
In our busy world, relaxation is often seen as a luxury, something we will do when we have time, when we feel we have deserved it. But research shows that not only does Mindful Relaxation produce feelings of happiness and contentment, it can also help you live a longer and healthier life.
Relaxation combats premature ageing. A study at the University of California showed that mothers who are under high stress have more damage to their DNA than mothers under low stress.
Mindful Relaxation reduces the risk heart disease by 30 %, and reduces deaths due to heart disease by 23%. Relaxation techniques significantly reduce the risk of high blood pressure, heart attacks, and the risk of fatal heart attacks according to a study in the British Medical results were confirmed in a study in the American Journal of Cardiology, which also showed that relaxation increases life expectancy.
Mindful Relaxation reverses hardening of the arteries. Not only does Mindful Relaxation reduce the risk of heart disease, it actually reverses hardening of the arteries according to a study published in the American Heart Association journal, Stroke.
Mindful Relaxation reduces the risk of a depression recurrence by 50 percent. Relaxation techniques in conjunction with medication reduce the risk of recurrence of depression significantly more than medication alone.
Mindful Relaxation is effective in treating and preventing drug and alcohol abuse. Numerous studies have shown that relaxation provides long-term improvements in self-esteem and psychological health, and significantly reduces the risk of substance abuse.
Mindful Relaxation helps treat anxiety and panic attacks. A study at the University of Massachusetts showed that patients who suffered from generalized anxiety or panic disorder felt significantly better after learning relaxation techniques, and continued to use those techniques over the long-term.
Relaxation can strengthen your immune system. One study showed that after just eight weeks of learning how to relax, participants had a stronger immune system.
Relaxation relieves chronic pain, and relieves chronic low-back pain. After a ten-week Mindful Relaxation course many patients needed less pain medication. After fifteen months, not only did they suffer less pain, but because they suffered less pain they also suffered less from depression and anxiety.
Relaxation reduces the symptoms of fibromyalgia. In one study 51 percent of the patients experienced moderate to marked improvement in their fibromyalgia symptoms. That is virtually unheard of in most treatments of fibromyalgia.
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