stress

April is Stress Awareness Month and AToN Center is joining other healthcare professionals in increasing the understanding that stress has upon individual’s emotional and physical health. Managing stress is an important part of a well balanced recovery program. Stress has many effects on the mind and body; neurologically, stressful situations often increase the likelihood of …

This week-end I was privileged to witness AToN residents creating beautiful floral arrangements as part of a mindfulness and meditation exercise. The exercise illustrated the unique way each individual approached problem solving. Residents found the opportunity to tap into their creativity, to embrace nature and its natural flow, and to learn a healthy coping technique …