Practices related to Stress Management

This page shows all Seishindo Practices related to Stress Management by date with the latest practice at the top of the list. Click on any to read more.

  • Katsugen Undo on a ball (Video)
    July 24, 2013

    This video teaches you the exercise protocol known as “Katsugen Undo” as developed by Haruchika Noguchi sensei. Noguchi Sensei was the originator of Noguchi Seitai. By following the protocol shown you will little by little, release muscular holding patterns and feel more relaxed and “in the moment”. In simple terms Noguchi Sensei said that we all ...

  • Balance in a fluid environment (Video)
    July 24, 2013

    This video shows a protocol based on the practice of Ki Aikido. When we balance our body, we tend to balance our thinking and our emotions as well. When we balance our whole self we feel more alive and at ease in the world.

  • I am – a Concept of time and identity
    May 15, 2006

    “Whatever you believe in today, makes a specific tomorrow that much more likely.” Learn how to formulate your intentions in a more productive manner. Find out why telling yourself what you want to accomplish, often will take you further away from your goal. This Practice assumes you have an issue, relationship, or circumstance in your life that ...

  • Melting The Thinking Mind
    November 17, 2005

    So often in life we ineffectively try to take control of ourselves when we find that we are caught in a trap of worry and excess thinking. Rather than trying to conquer or tame your thinking mind, this Practice offers you the experience of simply letting it melt away, like a piece of ice on ...

  • Breath-Talking
    November 17, 2005

    This Practice will help you become more solution oriented by learning how to use your breath to calm your thinking mind, and thus communicate more clearly.

  • Somatic Self-Hypnosis
    November 17, 2005

    This Practice is rather unique, yet still quite simple to perform. In order to make the instructions as clear as possible, the instructions read quite a bit longer than when I teach this Practice in person. The purpose of this Practice is to help you understand how the way you use your body creates a different ...

  • Tuning In
    November 17, 2005

    This Seishindo Self-hypnosis Practice is great for helping you to better understand and adapt to the various challenges you face in life. As you little by little come to a place of greater understanding, compassion, and self love, you will find your experience of life and your relationships, being transformed. Eventually you will come to ...

  • Only one, Only moving, Only calm
    November 17, 2005

    You can initially perform this practice as you follow the instructions step by step on your computer screen. In a short while you will find that you no longer need to read the instructions and you can just take a pleasant wandering journey on your own. Then you might find that your experience deepens and ...

  • Open Perspective
    November 17, 2005

    1. Make a statement of intention stated in “positive” terms as to what you would like to accomplish today. 2. Turn your statement of intention into an “I am” statement. Here is how to develop an “I am” statement: Make believe that you have already achieved the results of something you would like to work on during the ...

  • Heartbeat Mantra For General Calming
    November 17, 2005

    The Heartbeat Mantra Practice is an excellent Practice for developing a state of calmness. It is especially good to do if you find yourself becoming excessive in your thinking, or if you are feeling stressed. [You will need to understand how to perform the Heartbeat Breathing Practice in order to take part in this process. If ...

  • Heartbeat Breath—Calming Breath
    November 17, 2005

    If you are in your own space it is nice to do this practice with some low and slow background music playing. If you choose music with lyrics, be certain that the lyrics do not distract you. As you go through this practice you might notice that your body takes on a subtle rocking motion. Although ...

  • Whole Body Breathing
    November 17, 2005

    (This Practice has been influenced by the work of Bonnie Bainbridge-Cohen, Linda Hartley, and the study of Aikido and Yoga.) By bringing your conscious awareness to your entire body, you can increase your health and vitality. The explanation of this Practice is rather lengthy, but once you get the hang of it you’ll soon understand the process ...

  • Waiting quietly for a friend
    November 17, 2005

    “Waiting quietly for a friend” is one of the core activities of Seishindo. In this Practice we acknowledge the presence of “an intelligence greater than myself” and we invite this presence into our life, into our home, into our heart. The concept of acknowledging a presence greater than one’s self is of course found in various ...

  • The ebb and flow of life
    November 17, 2005

    This Practice is designed to give you a sense of being connected to the natural world, and knowing you are not alone. Set aside a few minutes and slowly, very slowly, read the words below. As you read, be certain to take some deep breaths where you would normally pause for an instant when reading in ...

  • Self-regulating Steady States
    November 17, 2005

    This Practice can give you a first hand experience of how you can use your own personal speed governor to regulate the overall speed of your system. Coming in touch with “too much and too little” will help you to find the Goldilocks place of “juusst right.” In Seishindo workshops we usually work with people sitting ...