EFT Tapping

A simple, effective, albeit a little strange, stress reduction tool is called EFT, or Tapping. EFT stands for Emotional Freedom Technique. This technique combines the ancient practice of acupressure with practices like visualization, affirmation and positive psychology.  The theory behind acupressure, which is rooted in Chinese medicine, is that there...

Instant Stress Reduction at Work

One of the main reasons, if not the main reason, why I wrote the book and created Logic Mind & Health was to reduce my stress at work. And also help others reduce their stress. Frequently, I would find myself in the operating room assisting physicians with heart procedures and...

Workplace Wellness Practices

The best and most effective ways to improve health in the workplace, particular mental health or mental well-being in the workplace, it’s just to improve your overall health and mental health. The same things that cause angst in the workplace are the same things that cause angst at home. Those...

Yoga Nigra: A Stress Reduction Practice

Yoga Nidra is an excellent practice for reducing stress, improving brain function, and guiding the body into a calm, relaxed state. It is sometimes referred to as dynamic sleep. A 30 minute Yoga Nidra practice can be equivalent to about a two hour dose of sleep, according to practitioners.  Yoga...

Interoception: A Mindfulness Practice for Stress

A specific form of mindfulness that is useful for improving both physical health, and managing stress, is called interoception. Interoception, also referred to as interoceptive awareness, is simply focusing your attention on your internal physical states, or bodily functions. For example, when you pay attention to your heart rate, or...