Here are some links to some of our favorite free online audio recordings that will assist you with relaxation techniques. There are many different types of relaxation techniques, so it is best to try a few and see what works best for you. Everyone is different. This is just a sample of tools you could use. These tools can help you manage stress, anxiety, as well as a number of other concerns. Enjoy!
1. This is a comprehensive list of guided imagery techniques and positive affirmations to help you manage stress, insomnia, and pain.
2. Take a 5 minute vacation and try brief relaxation techniques:
3. The following site allows you to learn about mindfulness, try a progressive relaxation or a body scan. Type “audio health” into the search box and click on the first link titled “Your Health: Audio/Video”.
You can learn about additional relaxation techniques that might help you manage stress and anxiety as part of counselling.