Old habits die hard. It may be a cliché, but it's undeniably true, especially when it comes to the bad ones. Nail-biting, fidgeting, and overspending can label you as someone who is obsessive-compulsive, overly nervous, and routinely stressed out, but you can make the break less painful with a few simple tweaks to your routine and by understanding how your habits work.
If you makes serious scrapbooks, you've probably known the desire to make them look older and more antique. Fortunately for you, there's an easy way to age / stress white card stock in order to make it look antique, and this video will teach you how to do it.
This is amazing how cats reacts... Just try it ! This technique is simple and involves the rubbing of each of your kitty's ears in circles. Then press on the sides of his head gently. This will soothe his stress and he should start purring instantly.
Like a massage for your body, a hand massage helps achieve many things at once, reducing stress, reducing muscle tension and strain, and relieving coagulated chi. If an exfoliating microdermabrasion product is used you'll also end up with healthier, more glowy skin.
This is a step by step tutorial on stencil painting your walls, brought to you by The Home Depot. Beginning with a brief description of the art of stenciling, you are then shown the materials you will need to proceed. Next, you are shown how to prepare your room and surfaces. The goal will be to use a single stencil in multiple positions. The stipple method of application is stressed to achieve a multi-dimensional application. Two colors are used to give the added dimension of shadow to the i...
Admit it: you're all stressed out, and you could use some relaxation. Watch this 4 part video tutorial to learn all about how to give a full body massage, the right way. Now, all you need to do is find a partner who will watch this with you, and then give you the massage you so desperately need!
Meter, specifically iambic pentameter, can be used to analyze a poem. Iambic pentameter is used in poetry and drama and describes a particular rhythm that words establish in each line. Rhythm is created through the stressing and un-stressing of syllables. Small groups of syllables are called feet. A foot is a group of two or three syllables and will often contain a stressed and an unstressed syllable. Iambic describes the type of foot that is used. Pentameter indicates that a line of poetry h...
Trigger point massage is a good technique to bring immediate relief to conditions like frozen shoulder, stiff neck, tennis elbow and headaches. Trigger points form whenever a muscle or joint is stressed beyond its capacity to recover. They are usually believed to be the result of an accumulation of toxic waste around a nerve ending. Active trigger points will create pain and discomfort.
The "Let's De-Stress" exercise series focuses not on making you sweat and hurt, but rather on releasing tension so you're not in pain and stressed out.
English can be difficult because few words are spelled phonetically, and every rule has exceptions. But you can become a champ in no time by memorizing a few basic rules.
Stressed? This video shows you how Tapping (EFT, or Emotional Freedom Technique) could help. Notice if you find yourself feeling differently about stressful situations after applying the technique. Sometimes the change is dramatic - although sometimes it is subtle so note carefully any changes. THis is a style of self-hypnosis and acupressure.
This instructional video provides insight into the English language to teach people who are learning to speak English how to pronounce phrasal verbs. A phrasal verb is a verb + a particle, such as "drive up", "end up", and "drive back". The video shows viewers how these phrasal verbs are used in a sentence as well as what these phrases mean. In terms of pronunciation, there are three basic patterns which are discussed to show where the words are stressed in the context of a sentence which are...
Feeling a bit tired and stressed out? Try a massage. In this video, licensed massage therapist Athena shows you how to get all the knots and kinks out of your upper back and shoulders with proper massage techniques. Have a loved one watch with you so you can help each other out!
If you feel like you're too stressed and need something to help you get away from it all, pick up a hobby. Maybe building and flying RC vehicles. This can be a great hobby to pick up on and not only will it help make you relax, but it can be a great way to have some fun in the process by flying planes. So check out the video above, good luck, and enjoy!
A quick and effective sequence, to get your body de-stressed before bed and help relieve restless legs syndrome, with Sadie Nardini, founder of Core Strength Vinyasa Yoga. No more restless nights, no more medication this video shows how stretch and fall asleep comfortably.
Lure luck your way at your workplace by arranging things according to the ancient Chinese design philosophy known as feng shui. De-clutter your desk and workspace, which is the most important thing you can do to balance the _chi_—or energy—in your office. Repair or get rid of anything that’s broken—like a pen that’s out of ink or a flickering desk lamp. They block your chi. The placement of your desk and chair should allow you to see who’s coming into the room. Business and opportunity symbol...
Learn how to choose the rabbit that's best for children. There’s probably not a kid out there who wouldn’t love a pet bunny, but rabbits and children can be a tough combination. To make the match a happy one, follow these steps.
In this video we learn how to sit to meditate. A chair is a great way to meditate because you are letting your feet touch the earth and you are in a comfortable position. Sit on blankets if you're not comfortable on the chair and be as comfortable as you can be. Let your mind relax and make sure you are in a very quiet area. Let your hands lay in front of you and just take the time to relax and let your mind wander. When you come out of this state you will be more relaxed and less stressed. T...
In this video, we learn how to begin meditating. To start, sit in a position you are comfortable in, and you won't need to move in. Find the right balance between feeling alert, yet relaxed completely. Adjust the position of your body so your breathing and circulation are completely natural. Make sure you have no aches or pains that may interrupt your attention. Relax every muscle of your body, starting with your forehead working your way down. Remain in this relaxed state for as long as you ...
Most of the time when a partner is quick to yell at you or wants to control you, it is because that person is upset with themselves. It also seems that maybe the partner is overly stressed due to new situations. Tell your partner how you feel. You need to find out what is bothering him/her or else the relationship might be over. When you express how you feel, talk about your feelings, it helps the relationship. It is not helpful if you accuse your partner. Accusations are only going to create...
This video is presented by Lowe's. In this video the instructor shows us how to replace a medicine cabinet and a bathroom light. In every step of this video the importance of safety is stressed. In this video the viewer is taken on a step by step tutorial on how to do the installation. The viewer will receive a clear understanding on all the tools and parts needed to do this job. According to the video, most if not all of the tools for this project can be found at Lowe's. It is easy to see th...
Today's bikes are tough, but they're held together by fasteners that mustn't be stressed. Many components come with recommended torque settings. Breach these settings and you may void your warranty. It now makes sense to use torque wrenches. Torque is a measurement of torsion, a twisting force. A "torque wrench" has a spring-loaded indicator that gives a numerical readout of the amount of torque being applied through it.
Are you a parent to a toddler? Do you need information on how to effectively teach your baby about the potty? Then stay tuned as you learn the effective ways in teaching kids potty training. The 3 stages to potty training is bladder, bowel and night control. The key to mastering it is by starting at the right time. Start training when you see your child uncomfortable with a full nappy. You may decide to head on to toilet training or use a potty. Or you may also want to try to buy some roll-up...
The road can sometimes resemble a battle field. Tailgaters, horn-honkers, and jerks who cut you off are enough to drive any driver batty. Here's how to keep your cool behind the wheel and stay calm during moments in which you'd like to explode.
Stressed, sad, or just feeling blah? There are lots of ways to improve your mental health. Watch this video to learn how to get out of a slump, and improve your mental health.
Prying into people's lives without them putting up their guard can be difficult, unless you can convince them that you already know them very well. Most people don't have many friends they can be honest with, and this can be exploited. Once they're convinced you already know their secrets, they'll start to fill you in on the little details.
Want to impress your doctor? Check out this video and learn a few fancy names for common problems and soon your doc will be in awe of your smarts.
Learn how to massage your dog. Man’s best friend gets stressed, too! A massage can benefit your dog’s health as well as their mood.
This series of videos shows you a massage routine, a massage sequence to relax someone who isn't sleeping well or are stressed out and need to be de-stressed. This is a soothing back massage that promotes sleep and relaxation, which is a great gift to a tensed friend.
Mitochondria are known as the powerhouses of our cells because they generate energy to power them. But they also play a key role in the death of cells when they're damaged, infected, stressed, no longer needed, or at the end of their life.
While it can't do anything to alleviate stress, a recent update to S Health will let you monitor your stress levels using nothing but your Samsung Galaxy S5. If you're feeling stressed, just place your fingertip on the heart-rate sensor and S Health will tell you roughly how stressed out you are (or aren't).
This is the tenth part of my video series on learning Hindi. We come to more verbs, simple present and present continuous and imperative, as well as postpositions (prepositions which come after the noun). Pronunciation and gender (masc or fem) is stressed and is in IPA.
This is the seventh part of my video series on learning Hindi. We come now to basic vocabulary, such as countries, languages and animals. Pronunciation and gender (masc or fem) is stressed and is in IPA.
This is the sixth part of my video series on learning Hindi. We come now to basic conversations, such as those while socializing. Pronunciation is stressed and is in IPA, and some exceptions to pronunciations are noted.
The Great Barrier Reef in Australia is the largest living system on the planet. Yet more than 90% of the reef is bleaching because of the loss of a tiny algae that lives within the coral.
The holidays mean two things to us: Delicious, sugary holiday cookies and a great deal of hustle and bustle from shopping, parties, and meeting with friends. But with all this on your plate it's easy to get overwhelemed and not know how to fit everything in.
In this video, we learn the basics of breastfeeding and how to do it. Breastfeeding is natural and it helps connect the mom to her baby and give proper nutrition to the baby during the most critical months of their life. You will first need to start a technique of hot to breastfeed the baby and what works best for you. You may need to have a midwife help guide you or a counselor to help you learn how to breastfeed properly. You want to position your baby so their head properly hits the right ...
Just relax to get pregnant? Could it really be that easy? The truth is that your fertility suffers when you are stressed, so if you are trying to get pregnant a little bit of relaxation can help fend off infertility and speed your path to pregnancy.
If you're here for instructions on how to do tantric sex, then you best turn back now. While tantra yoga is perceived as a form of mind-blowing sex, in reality it's a spiritual form of yoga that seeks to connect your consciousness with that of the divine universe. It sees the universe as the manifestation of the Godhead, with trantra yoga being a way to channel that energy.
The start of a new year is generally thought of as a chance to start over, a time to improve or "fix" things in your life. Yet most people who set stringent New Year's resolutions find themselves failing within weeks—or even days—of setting their lofty goals.