What happens if we’re tense for too long?

Oct 3, 2018 | Blog Articles

What happens when we remain in a state of tension for too long? We can snap. Just like the string wound too tightly on an instrument.

And the snapping usually looks like getting angry, anxious, depressed or sick. It doesn’t feel good in our body and our mind drives us crazy.


The good news is that simple things make a profound difference.

Let us Re-Mind you! Come share a practical and fun day of re-minding where you’ll emerge with a more relaxed body, a calmer mind and a heart lifted in joy.

We’ll practice some simple movements – both seated and standing – that really help to free up tension in the neck, back and shoulders. Who doesn’t need that?

Developing our awareness through mindful movement is a skill that can support us in other areas of our lives. It can clear our mind, support our sleep, enhance decision-making to name a few.


Latest scientific studies tell us, and most of us know, that we are operating on unconscious programs most of the time. Witness that same argument we have with a loved one over and over again. Or the way we feel when we visit our families of origin… Being able to change that, in the heat of the moment – to respond rather than react – can save us a lot of grief.

So we’ll focus on simple practices that offer us more choice, thus more control, in any situation.


And importantly, we’ll review some of Quest’s most useful strategies in dealing with difficult emotions. Especially in this lead-up to the Christmas period which is often fraught with family tension and feelings of pressure – learning or reviewing how to skillfully manage our emotions is a wise move.

We’ll finish the day with a joy-filled hour with Ganga – learning how to change our vibration and lift our Spirits with our own voices. If you haven’t experienced Ganga before, you are in for a new delight.

As I like to say,

“Movement fills an empty heart”

so make a move and come along to join this joyful day, and maybe we’ll all step into a new future.

Look forward to seeing you there,

Love Bernadette

Join Bernadette Arena and Ganga Karen Ashworth at our 1-day workshop Living Mindfully: Wellness for Women i

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