North Central Ohio Educational Service Center (NCOESC)
There can be no health without mental health. Prioritizing mental health is essential for living a happy, healthy life for ourselves and the people around us. It helps us cope with the normal stresses of life, work productively, and contribute to our community. In honor of May Mental Health Awareness month, join us for a 20-day program and learn powerful techniques in movement, meditation, and positive thinking that will help you build better mental health.
5 Min Breathing for Calm, Inner Peace and Stress Relief
There is a way to gain control of anxiety using a resource we already have: our breath. This exercise will help you cultivate a sense of inner peace throughout your day and give you the tools to enhance your mindfulness.
Experience an anxiety fighting practice with Christina as she demonstrates how to release tension, find balance, and broaden your awareness through yoga. Integrate these preventative practices into your daily routine as you focus on relieving your anxiety.
Drop into your body with this calming and de-stressing breath. Use this breath whenever you find yourself going nonstop - take a second to calm down and bring your energy way down. At home, light a candle, break out your go to essential oil, close the blinds, and remind yourself you're taking a m...
Sometimes we just need to stop our busy lives and unwind. Help create a greater degree of focus and direction in your life through this carefully calibrated routine. Get ready to relax and let go of all that tension that gets built up in our bodies.
Find happiness and joy within yourself internally as you meditate with gratitude and recharge your karmic battery. Recognize that you are the creator of your own universe and rejoice for the little things you have in your life.
To facilitate a good night’s sleep, this evening meditation is the perfect way to move away from the day’s activities and enter a state of relaxation. A practice that works with multiple postures, breathing techniques, and steady gazes, this session connects all parts of the body together and unw...
Gain insight into overcoming your anger as you become more aware of what brings your anger on and how you can conquer it. Recognize your tendency to anger without judgement, and relax your mind and body with long and smooth breaths.
Embark on a meditative journey to sleep. Learn how to sit on your mat with yourself and place aside outside worries. Cytokines, a protein that regulates immunity, are produced and released during sleep. Plug in your phone, set your alarm, and prepare for a deep and relaxing rest to boost immunity...
Stretch and engage your arms, abs, legs, and hips through this relaxing, flexibility-enhancing exercise. Focusing on opening your hips brings greater support for your back and spine muscles, and helps better align the body’s joints.
Navigate your intentions and awaken your inner strength with Yemie as she utilizes visualization to guide you to the present. Help create a greater degree of focus and direction in your life through this carefully calibrated routine.
Implement this mantra into your mediation to remember who you are and why you come to your practice. This meditation will remind you of the best and kindest version of yourself and give you the tools to relax into this space. Meditation contributes to a strong and effective immune system by regul...