Relaxation with breathing.

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Published by National Childbirth Trust Mid-Cheshire Branch in [Tarporley, Cheshire] .

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ContributionsNational Childbirth Trust. Mid-Cheshire Branch.
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The birth of progressive relaxation. Jacobson was known as the “father of tension control” among practitioners of applied physiology.

His book Progressive Relaxation pioneered the scientific study of relaxation–not in the sense of leisure activity, but rather, the absence of nerve muscle impulse. Jacobson had a PhD in psychology from. In fact, every relaxation, calming or meditation technique relies on breathing, which may be the lowest common denominator in all the approaches to calming the body and mind.

Deep Breathing. Great for: Beginners Sit or lie down comfortably. Take deep breaths in through the nose and out through the mouth. Focus on breathing from the lower abdomen, using your diaphragm instead of your upper chest.

If sitting, place one hand on your stomach and one on your chest. If lying down, try placing a small book on your stomach. the alarm system which helps us deal with danger: our breathing rate increases, as does our blood pressure, heart rate, muscle tension, sweating, state of mental arousal and adrenaline flow.

A lot of the time, we don't need those survival responses, so relaxation helps to decrease that adrenaline response, to let it go. Breathing and Relaxation.

According to former stutterer T.D. Kehoe in his book, "Speech Language Pathology -- Stuttering," progressive relaxation exercises that focus on relaxing the speech production muscles, such as the lips, tongue, jaw and lungs can help reduce stuttering.

Progressive relaxation is best performed while lying down with your eyes closed.

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