Exercise, Stress, and the Brain

Exercise, Stress, and the Brain

Exercise is interesting in terms of effects on the brain because it works in about 4 or 5 different ways. One of the most obvious ways is blood flow. So if you get your heart working your brain is going to be filled with oxygen rich blood and nutrients, so that’s the main way that […]

Mindfulness Exercise 3: Progressive Muscle Relaxation (Springboard Beyond Cancer)

Mindfulness Exercise 3: Progressive Muscle Relaxation (Springboard Beyond Cancer)

[Music] Cancer and its treatment can be stressful, but practicing mindfulness and relaxation strategies can help. Let’s talk about a specific relaxation strategy called Progressive Muscle Relaxation. Progressive Muscle Relaxation is an exercise that relaxes your mind and body by progressively, that is gradually tensing and relaxing muscle groups throughout your entire body. You will […]