Healthy Living Tips

Healthy Living TipsAurora Integrative Medicine is pleased to offer simple tips and techniques to help you achieve better health. These integrative approaches can be easily incorporated into your life to help promote healthy living.

  • Exercise
  • Nausea Relief
    • Pressure-Point Techniques
      This exercise, using pressure-points on the wrist, can help relieve stomachaches, indigestion, nausea and anxiety. It can also be used to help prevent nausea. Download more information and instructions on pressure-point techniques.
  • Nutrition
  • Relaxation
    • 4-7-8 breath
      This simple breathing exercise is a natural tranquilizer for the nervous system. This exercise is subtle at first, but gains in power with repetition and practice. Use it whenever you are aware of internal tension, or need help falling asleep. Download more information and instructions on 4-7-8 breath.
    • The Relaxation Response
      This mind-body calming exercise can be done while sitting comfortably. By relaxing your muscles, thinking of a positive word or image, and breathing through your nose, you can easily relax your body and calm your mind. Download more information and instructions on the relaxation response.
    • Journaling
      Learning to unwind through journaling.
  • Sleep
    • An Evening Ritual
      This expanded, integrative approach to sleep can be applied as part of a personalized, soothing evening ritual. These guidelines will help you create a healthy sleep environment, which can help you achieve optimal, restful sleep. Download more information and instructions on an evening ritual.
  • Social Networking
  • Spirituality
  • Stress
  • Weight Management