The Wine Guy at the Chicago Reporter wrote a nice piece on small ways to use the mind-body connection that is at the core of our work at Somatic Vision. The Wine Guy advocates positive thinking and experiences to make life more enjoyable and less stressful.
He recommends a TV-free dinnertime accompanied by a glass of wine, gratitude, and light conversation with loved ones. Sounds good to us!
We are aware that people experiencing ongoing unmanaged stress tend to develop unhealthy habits, which include over-caffeination, over-drinking, over-eating, smoking and the like. These bad habits undermine health as much as the stress that triggers these behaviors.
In contrast, an effective approach to stress management includes an appreciation of well-prepared and nutritious food, a glass of wine to compliment a meal if you'd like, and time simply spent with people you love.
And regarding the wine: Why not add a little mindfulness practice to boost your enjoyment of it?more »
We got a call from the school principal: Our son is doing better! I'm sure that Dual Drive has had something to do with it. I love watching him calm down and breathe.