We do not often appreciate our good health until it is gone, especially when we could have taken preventative measures to ensure we enjoy ongoing health. A large component of health and wellness is stress management which is especially important for individuals with chronic diseases. Relaxation the remedy to stress can take many forms; from physical approaches, to emotional, mental, and spiritual. The key is to find a balance of modalities and techniques which address all these components, though not necessarily all at once. Over the next few days we will highlight some methods that can be a jumping off point to a regular relaxation practice.