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  1. H

    Relaxation classes

    Hi all. I've recently had a letter from the NHS after about 2 months of being in the dark, to attend relaxation classes. One of the Mental health nurse I saw a while ago spoke to me about them but went into very little detail, all I know is that it's a group session about controlling anxiety...
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    Relax | Ajahn Brahm | 19 May 2017 - YouTube This is an important talk by one of my favorite monks, Ajahn Brahm. He's very wise, has a great sense of humor, and is a great storyteller. There are countless other talks by him on this YouTube channel. Enjoy! Wishing all of you peace.
  3. shaky

    Dalek Relaxation Video

    https://youtu.be/e59guruVL4o This video will ease away your stress and worries They will just melt away or ... . . . You will be EXTERMINATED!!!!
  4. chesterking

    Meditation for relaxation and not enlightenment.

    Jun 6 at 7:55 PM My sister says she meditates for relaxation and not to get enlightened. Is this true? Are there people out there that meditate, not to get enlightened but just to relax? My sister said she is quite happy with her ego and that she needs this part of her. I suppose if a...
  5. S

    relaxation techniques

    I would like to know one Thing.I expect my friends who are viewing this will clear my doubts.if u are asked by a therapist to close ur eyes and relax.how will the therapist get to know that the patient is relaxing not thinking any thing,and he or she is concentrating on his or her breathing...
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    Banff and surrounding areas The Arches Anderson House 46 Ardanes Brae Banff AB45 1FG 01261 815449 The Arches supports our community by offering confidential support, information and advice to anyone who experiences mental ill-health. We can help you make friends, overcome distress, meet...
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    Nottingham Erewash Mental Health Association – Breakthru Day Centre 1 College Road Long Eaton Nottingham NG10 4NE 0115 9461213 [email protected] Monday to Thursday 9.30 - 4.45 Friday 9.30 - 4.30 We run two Day Centres for people experiencing long term Mental Health...
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    Wrexham County Borough

    Wrexham and surrounding areas Advance Brighter Futures Advance Brighter Futures Belmont House 3 Belmont Road Wrexham LL13 7PW  01978 364 777 [email protected] Vision: To ensure that no individual experiencing mental health problems ever feels like they are on their own. Mission: To work...
  9. Lunamoon

    New development in my world :(

    This is a new development in my world. It makes my anxiety 100 times worse. I find myself unable to relax unless things are perfect all around me, my own idea of perfect anyway. If things are not placed a certain way, or cleaned a certain way, I cannot relax! I constantly get up and pause...
  10. Gajolene

    Progressive Relaxation for Better Sleep

    Just thought some of you trying relaxation techniques to get sleep may appreciate this podcast. http://mentalhealth.org.uk/help-information/podcasts/progressive-relaxation-sleep/
  11. Gajolene

    Strategies for Coping With Trauma, self help tips,

    Emotional and Psychological Trauma: Symptoms, Treatment, and Recovery Emotional and psychological trauma recovery tips Recovering from emotional and psychological trauma takes time. Give yourself time to heal and to mourn the losses you’ve experienced. Don’t try to force the healing process...
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    Which anxiety treatments work for you?

    I am a long time sufferer of anxiety and I have tried several different medications over the years, but I am to the point now to where I would really like to get my anxiety under control without relying on meds for the rest of my life. Organization to relieve stress, relaxation, and nature walks...
  13. amathus

    Relaxation techniques..

    Progressive Muscle Relaxation Exercise: Free Relaxation Script "Progressive muscle relaxation exercises are relaxation techniques that involve progressively tensing and then relaxing muscles or muscle groups. You can read and record this relaxation script to record your own relaxation CD or...
  14. peace_within

    tips for restful sleep

    Some of these you may have already heard, but they have definitely helped for me :-) 1. Create an environment that is comfortable. Avoid clutter and if possible make sure your bedroom is used for sleeping and not working or studying. 2. Candles and relaxing music can really help. 3. Hot milk...
  15. amathus

    Favouite relaxation technique. Best relaxation cd / dvd.

    I thought it may be useful to each other if we could get together a relaxation technique that you have found works for you... and / or... a relaxation cd / dvd / maybe ? thanks, amathus.
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    Progressive muscle relaxation may help reduce anxiety in schizophrenia

    Progressive muscle relaxation may help reduce anxiety in schizophrenia » The Mental Elf
  17. A

    hello! new to the forum (:

    Hi everyone! I'm new to the forum and am not quite sure where to start posting, first of all, I wanted to join the forum because I have been struggling to deal with my mood swings associated with anxiety. I have been getting easily overwhelmed when trying to talk about issues in my relationship...
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    What is your relaxation technique?

    Hello, I'm new here. I've had GAD for the past 13 years. I've done a lot of research on it and have really been trying to work on my relaxation techniques and thought process. I was wondering what everyone else does, maybe get some ideas. I have a full schedule as well as a 3year old so I'm...
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    I caved :(

    So at 5am, still struggling to sleep, I caved :mad: I'd tried clonazepam (thinking maybe it was my anxieties keeping me awake), both a body scan relaxation and a progressive muscle sleep relaxation I'd found on YouTube and had finally tried scratching, which Im a little disappointed about...
  20. Pixie37

    Healthy coping strategies!

    Hey all, Just thinking could we come up with as many healthy coping strategies as we can? * Talk to someone when you get an sh urge * Reach out on this forum for support * Write out your thoughts and feelings * Do a relaxation cd or play calming music * Go out for a walk * Distraction eg...