At Aashirvad we also conduct
work-shops of PRT and Meditation to relax mind which
reduces your stress and gives you a fresh start...
Progressive Relaxation Technique is commonly known as
Progressive muscle relaxation (PMR), where you are taught
to relax you muscles in 2 steps. First, you systematically
tense particular group of muscles in your body then next
step is to release the tension and notice how your muscles
feel when you relax them.
Muscle tension is commonly associated with stress, anxiety
and fear as part of a process that helps our bodies
prepare for potentially dangerous situations. Even
Though some of those situations may not actually be
dangerous, but our bodies respond in the same way.
Sometimes we donít even notice how our muscles become
tense, but perhaps you clench your teeth slightly so your
jaw feels tight, or maybe your shoulders become tight.
Muscle tension can also be associated with backaches and
Studies on the relaxation response have documented the
following short-term benefits to the nervous system:
- lower blood pressure
- improved blood circulation
- lower heart rate
- less perspiration
- slower respiratory rate
- less anxiety
- more feelings of well-being
is an approach to training the mind, similar to the way
that fitness is an approach to training the body. The
technique we usually imply for meditation is:
Mindfulness is commonly defined as paying purposeful
attention to one's moment-to-moment experience in a
non-judgmental and accepting way.
Mindfulness can be considered to be a natural capacity of
the human mind. But because we typically shape our mind to
wander and be distracted, mindfulness must be cultivated
by regularly engaging in techniques that explicitly
promote paying attention to the moment.
Mindfulness meditation technique encourages the client to
observe wandering thoughts as they drift through the mind.
The intention is not to get involved with the thoughts or
to judge them, but simply to be aware of each mental note
as it arises.
Through mindfulness meditation, one can see how our
thoughts and feelings tend to move in particular patterns.
Over the time, one can become more aware of the human
tendency to quickly judge experience as "good" or "bad"
("pleasant" or "unpleasant"). With practice, an inner
Increasing mindfulness has a number of benefits including
improved psychological well-being and reduced symptoms of
anxiety and depression.
By practicing this technique our brain learns to regulate
emotions and stress. It also becomes better at
higher-order processes like divergent thinking, which is
an element of creativity.