Sunday, September 9, 2007

A Sure-Fire Stress-Release Technique!

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Got this in my email from my favorite Intermediate EMT, Bulldog, and thought that others might be able to use this stress management technique recommended in all the latest psychological journals.

Just follow the 7 steps below. The funny thing is that it really does work.
  1. Picture yourself lying on your belly on a warm rock that hangs out over a crystal clear stream.
  2. Picture yourself with both your hands dangling in the cool running water.
  3. Birds are sweetly singing in the cool mountain air.
  4. No one knows your secret place.
  5. You are in total seclusion from that hectic place called the world.
  6. The soothing sound of a gentle waterfall fills the air with a cascade of serenity.
  7. The water is so crystal clear that you can easily make out the face of the person you are holding underwater.
See? It really does work. You're smiling!

12 comments:

  1. You're right...now I'm going to bed! :) Thanks for the relaxation!

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  2. No, I'm NOT smiling - I laughed out loud! You got me good with that one...
    I actually do this visualization stuff so I was totally into it...

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  3. Ha!Ha!Ha! I totally forgot I sent you that. Yeah, that "technique" works for me, too! Glad you liked it, Linda.

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  4. Yep! I can totally visualize the person's face I'm holding underwater!
    Thanks for the smile!

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  5. oh, yeah, i can see it now! ha ha

    smiles, bee

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  6. That is the place to be, Linda!

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  7. Hey we use this on our counselling course!

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  8. Okay minus the murder :)

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  9. Sometimes, I really hate the blogger comments thing! For some reason, certain blogs take several attempts to just get the comments to open correctly -is this a blogger thing or is it a problem that harks back to my ISP? I dunno the answer, just that it's frustrating. Sometimes too, when I get the comments to open, take the time to write my comments and close it, for some reason or other, the comments then just go "poof" and evaporate.
    My reason for griping? Well, if I knew whose head to hold down under the water for the stress relief as mentioned in your post, that's what I'd be doing about now!

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  10. I've got a long list and the face kept changing. lol

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