About Take A Minute™ Self-Care

What is Take a Minute™ Everyday Self-Care Exercise Program?

A Toolkit of Gentle and Effective Exercises to Help Self and Others

Eight easy-to-learn, rejuvenating exercises for body and mind, adaptable for all levels of ability.

Potential benefits of regular practice of Take A Minute™ Exercises

Physical
  • increased blood flow to the joints and extremities
  • improved posture and breathing
  • relief from aches and pains associated with chronic tension
  • increased range of motion
  • greater flexibility
  • prevention of calcium deposits in the joints
  • increased circulation of lymphatic fluids
  • boost in healthy immune response
  • increase in lean muscle and reduction in excess weight
Mental
  • Increase in energy and focus
  • relief from everyday stresses and chronic worrying
  • improved mood, more positive outlook
  • increased ability to be present, calm and alert
  • relieves the nervous system after trauma or chronic stress, allowing release of unhelpful thought patterns
Psychosocial:
  • more confidence and humor in daily interactions
  • increased ability to approach challenges with grace and creativity
  • improved insight, self-expression and self-responsibility translating to healthier life choices and freedom from self-destructive patterns of behavior