NMH hosting stress management seminar

| 28 Sep 2011 | 02:53

    NEWTON — Newton Memorial Hospital will host a two-day seminar on stress management on consecutive Thursdays, Sept. 22 and Sept. 29. The seminars will take place at the hospital at 175 High Street, Newton, from 6:30 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. In part one, participants will learn how stress effects one's body and ability to stay well. Attendees will learn to recognize their individual physical reactions to stress. Different methods of stress reduction will be demonstrated, including meditation guided imagery and journal writing. The relationship between meditation and nutrition will be explored, as well as how meditation enhances the physiological effect of exercise. Part two includes a more extended practice of various methods of meditation. Participants are asked to wear comfortable clothing and to bring a pillow or blanket if desired. The fee is $60 for both sessions; pre-registration is required. For more information call 973-579-8340.