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Find Non-Movement-Based Techniques to Manage Stress athletic injury balance breath meditation heal yourself healing an injury healing and injury self healing stress stress management stress relief stress response Feb 02, 2017

Please enjoy an excerpt from my book, Winning the Injury Game, available on Amazon.

Injuries raise your stress level. Looking back at the previous tips (for your healing journey), each of these could be a source of stress. Your stress may escalate because you have overloaded your mind or body...

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Stress Prevents Self-Healing heal yourself lissa rankin mind over medicine nervous system relaxation response self healing stress response the pain free athlete Jan 08, 2015

Within your body, you have a powerful source of self-healing. To illustrate, think of the many bruises, cuts and blisters you’ve had that your body has repaired. Additionally, think about the colds, injuries and infections that you’ve overcome. This self-repairing biological system...

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Book Review: Why Zebras Don't Get Ulcers sapolsky stress response the pain free athlete zebras Aug 02, 2013

 "We can experience wildly strong emotions (provoking our bodies into an accompanying uproar) linked to mere thoughts."

In other words, we activate the stress-response in our minds in response to our thoughts. This is the message shared by Stanford University professor Robert Sapolsky...

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Overcome Stress by Invoking the Relaxation Response autonomic nervous system parasympathetic relax stress response sympathetic the pain free athlete Mar 28, 2013

 
The Stress-Response and Relaxation Response are opposite pathways of our autonomic nervous system. When one is engaged the other is inhibited. The Stress-Response activates the sympathetic nervous system while the Relaxation Response empowers the parasympathetic nervous system. The image...

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