Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction
Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction: Relaxation techniques, meditation, and easy stretching exercises are combined to allow the client to become mindful in order to access inner sources of power. By being fully mindful and awak . . . View Full Definition
Source Reduction: The design, manufacture, purchase, or use of materials (such as packaging) that reduce the amount or toxicity of garbage. Source reduction can reduce waste disposal and handling costs becaus . . . View Full Definition
Standard Reduction Potential: The voltage associated with a reduction process at standard state. The reduction potential of 2H+(aq, 1M) + 2 e- rightarrow H2(g, 1 atm) is taken as exactly zero volts.
Silent Stress: A noticeable pause or musical rest with all the value of a beat in highly rhythmic verse. An example is the caesura that appears at the end of the first lines in (spoken-aloud) nursery rhyme . . . View Full Definition
Stress: Forces from the outside world impinging on the individual. Stress is a normal part of life that can help us learn and grow. Conversely, stress can cause us significant problems.
Secondary Stress: A stress less prominent than the primary stress--often indicated by a grave accent mark. See chart of common diacritical markings for more information.
Reductional Division: The first division in meiosis; results in each daughter cell receiving one member of each pair of chromosomes.
Residual Stress: Stress present in a joint member or material that is free of external forces or thermal gradients.
Risk Reduction: Actions that can decrease the likelihood that individuals, groups, or communities will experience disease or other health conditions.
Salary Reduction Plan: A salary reduction plan is a type of employer-sponsored retirement savings plan. Typical examples are 401(k)s, 403(b)s, 457s, and SIMPLE IRAs. A salary reduction plan allows you, as an emplo . . . View Full Definition