Stress Reduction

Better health, better thinking, better life

In today’s world, you can’t escape stressful events, sights and sounds. But you can protect yourself from their negative effects on your health, relationships, thinking and peace of mind.

There are different kinds of stress. Some stress helps us stay focused, energetic, alert and connected to others. That kind of stress is useful and healthy.

But when stress gets overwhelming it has a negative effect. The body is flooded with chemicals that prepare for fight, flight, or freeze. That’s helpful in true emergencies. But when those chemicals are constantly activated by the stresses of everyday life, they can wear your body down and take a toll on your physical and emotional health.

No one can avoid all stress, but you can counteract its unhealthy effects by learning how to produce a relaxation response. The relaxation response is a state of deep rest: the polar opposite of the stress response. It sends positive chemical messages into the body, returning your system to a state of balance and calm.

There are many proven ways to promote the relaxation response, including:

Linda leads these profoundly effective practices in one-to-one sessions and group classes. She also provides simple practices and techniques that can be used at work or at home to relax and handle stress factors calmly and constructively. This helps you create and maintain a healthier, more vibrant life.

By reducing and channeling everyday stress, you boost your energy, change your mood, and most of all, improve your mental and physical health.

Learn more about the science of Stress Reduction here. Call 425-270-5967 with questions or to make an appointment.