Stress is a normal part of life which can either help us learn and grow or can cause us significant problems (Stoppler and Dryden-Edwards 2018).
Stress causes a release of neurochemicals and hormones (the stress response) that prepare the body to take action for a ‘fight or flight’ response. If we take no action then the stress resopnse can cause or worsen health problems.
Different people may feel stress in different ways. For example, some people experience mainly digestive symptoms, while others may have headaches, sleeplessness, sadness, anger or irritability. People under chronic stress are prone to more frequent and severe viral infections, such as the flu or common cold (National Institute for Mental Health).
Meditation and relaxation techniques can help to combat or mitigate against stress.
Athené are please to be able to offer individual or group relaxation sessions.
Sessions will last 30- 40 minutes and include refreshments.
In order that the most can be gained from the sessions then groups will have a maximum of 4 people.
Individual sessions £10 Group sessions £7. Contact us to find out more.