calming technique

calming technique

 [kahl´ming]
in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as reducing anxiety in a patient experiencing acute distress.
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The pupils, from eight primary schools across the borough, took part in four workshops throughout the day led by a diverse range of practitioners using laughter, music, improvisation, drama, mindfulness, art and 'tapping' - a calming technique that combines traditional acupressure with deep breathing and a verbal message to your subconscious - to break down the stigma associated with mental health issues and learn techniques to identify, improve and maintain mental health and wellbeing.
At only two years Charlie also started to learn the piano as a calming technique.
The Sleep Foundation recommends doing this calming technique before bed.
He spoke about teenage students who discovered a calming technique for race horses.
Parental frustration may arise when a calming technique that had been effective previously with an infant becomes ineffective.
"A bitter dispute is raging," wrote the Southland Times, "due to the school wanting to introduce a calming technique for its pupils in the wake of bullying....Education Ministry head of sector enablement and support Katrina Casey said mindfulness was a relatively uncontroversial relaxation technique, not specifically tied to Buddhism, and used widely."
The gull is hooded as a calming technique. (2) Below, Ken MacKenzie and program director Dan Clark ready a net to catch gulls.
This is my favourite calming technique for high-stress situations as you can do it anywhere.
Managing meltdowns; using the S.C.A.R.E.D calming technique with children and adults with autism.
Deep breathing can be used as a calming technique in response to a stressful situation, or it can be practiced regularly as a stress preventive, done once or twice a day to break tension's hold.
"Holly-Ann passed on her calming technique to me, telling me to count to 10 while waiting in a supermarket queue."