Stress Management Techniques

Developing tranquility

A wealth of new research has validated many age-old stress reduction practices, causing a tremendous surge in their popularity for personal use, business productivity and in educational systems.

In 1969, Dr. Schillinger began studying and practicing the authentic teachings and techniques of Western transpersonal psychology and Eastern spiritual philosophy. For the past four decades, he’s organized the best insight of these traditions into understandable concepts and practical stress reduction methods that anyone can use anywhere, and anytime.

Because of his familiarity with so many healing methods and his ability to teach a wide variety of stress management systems, Dr. Schillinger will find the ones that are best suited to your interests and abilities.

Easeful Living in a Stressful World

Having the right perspective about stress, and possessing the right skills to use stress as an opportunity to relax, Dr. Schillinger draws upon scientific, evidenced-based, stress management systems to help you immediately convert your “fight or flight” reactions to stress into positive responses based on your true values.

1) Controlled Breathing

Knowing how to instantly relax your mind and your muscles by regulating your breathing patterns, is the most important stress management skill. Once Dr. Schillinger guides you to finding the styles of breathing that work best for you, you’ll be able to respond to stressful situations more calmly.

2) Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR)

Research has proven that this popular, breath-based relaxation method significantly lessens anxiety, depression and body pain. Dr. Schillinger’s long term experience in teaching this technique will help you decrease your emotional reactivity and increase your compassion for yourself and others.

3) Meditation

Neuroscientists have discovered that meditation practices literally improve brain functioning in areas related to emotional regulation and self-control. While many people think they can’t meditate because they have a hyper-active mind, Dr. Schillinger’s RIGHT Now Meditation harnesses your thoughts to focus on the present moment, which calms both the body and mind.

4) Guided Imagery (GI)

This method uses music and spoken suggestions to guide your senses toward a relaxed, focused state. The physical benefits include lower blood pressure, reduced physical pain, and a stronger immune system. Because this method mobilizes the sub-conscious, Dr. Schillinger will show you how to think “outside the box”, to activate much more of your inner inspiration and motivation.

5) Self Inquiry

Self-inquiry is a process of discovering answers to life challenges by asking yourself an ordered series of precise questions. By using specifically designed questions by Dr. Schillinger, you’ll be lead to the answers that are undeniably right for you.

6) Autogenic Training

A technique that restores the balance between the activity of the sympathetic (flight or fight) and the parasympathetic (rest and digest), it coordinates your thoughts, heartbeat and breath. Dr. Schillinger will teach you the hypnosis – like steps of this method, which will focus your attention in order to calm your mind.

7) Progressive Relaxation

This form of biofeedback, which requires no electrical devices, helps you control your muscle tension, blood pressure, and heart rate. For those of you with insomnia, Dr. Schillinger will show you how to use this technique to fall asleep easier.

8) Anger Management

Anger and frustration are important, intelligent messages that arouse us to realize something is not right in our lives. Using Dr. Schillinger’s RIGHT Way (link to RIGHT Way for Personal Growth Page or PDF) method, you’ll learn how to safely release your anger and transform it into a healthy response that will also increase your self-respect.

9) Gratitude Affirmation

The research from the field of Positive Psychology reveals that people who know how to practice being thankful are able to experience deeper happiness and have better relationships with others. Dr. Schillinger will show you the gratitude techniques that will bring more meaning and fulfillment into your life.

10) Time Management

Knowing what to do and the most efficient way to get it done, is a life-skill everyone can use. Calling upon his business training with the prestigious Adizes Institute, Dr. Schillinger will help you organize and administer your goals, magically converting chaos into order!

All of the stress reduction techniques that Dr. Schillinger teaches, take less than 1 minute to do. These practical solutions work with people who have the busiest of schedules.

Each session includes the handouts you’ll need in order to continue the practices you’ve learned.

BONUS

Included in your first sixty minute session, you’ll receive a free copy of Dr. Schillinger’s stress reduction CD, Ethereal, which features his original mind – calming music.

As a business owner working at a desk most of the day, and as a mother with two young kids, investing in chiropractic preventive care reduces my muscle stiffness and pain. A crucial part of my self-care is to listen to his insightful advice about how to deal with stress more effectively.

Sophie Davis