After completing this weeks reading assignments, watch Andy Puddicombe: All it takes is 10 mindful minutes. Puddicombe discusses the importance and benefits of being mindful.
Next, reflect on your current stressors and address the following:
• Explain the impact of religion and spirituality, as it pertains to your health
• Assess the benefits of meditation to your health and well-being. If you do not implement meditation techniques at this time, hypothesize how this practice could positively impact your health and well-being in the future.
• Evaluate the benefits of one of the following technique: autogenic training, imagery, or progressive relaxation. How could the practice of your chosen technique reduce your experienced stressors?
• Develop a plan for being more mindful in your life relating to one of the following activities: mindful breathing, mindful eating, mindful listening, or mindful walking. State your rationale for selecting this particular area of focus.
Your initial post must be at least 300 words in length. Include your course text and one additional scholarly resource to support your work.All citations and references must adhere to APA formatting standards.
Guided Response: Respond to two classmates by Day 7. In each of your responses, compare and contrast your posting with your peers response pertaining to the benefits and health impacts of a relaxation technique. Each post should be at least 100 words in length and include one scholarly reference, formatted in APA style.
Carefully review the Discussion Forum Grading Rubric for the criteria that will be used to evaluate this Discussion Thread.
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