Name: Relaxation Training
Relaxation technique is any method, process, procedure, or activity that helps a n individual to relax; to attain a state of increased calmness; or otherwise reduce levels of pain, anxiety, stress or anger.
Listen to Music
Jaws - clench her jaws together tightly (imagine a dog biting a bone) and then release that imaginary bone and let the jaw go completely loose.
Arms and shoulders - stretch arms out in front and then raise them above the head and stretch as high as possible. Last, drop arms and let them hang loose.
Hands and arms - imagine squeezing a squishy ball as hard as possible with one hand, and then dropping that squishy ball on the floor and letting the arm and hand go limp. Switch to the other arm.
Stomach - lie on her back and clench stomach muscles as hard as possible for just a moment. Release them and relax. Do the same technique while standing up.
Legs and feet - stand and press toes against the floor as though digging them into sand. Alternately press them and spread them enough to feel it in the legs, and then relax.
Stretching relaxes built up tension in the muscles. Teach how to gently stretch each muscle group and feel the muscles relax.
Lie on back and allow time to sense your toes.
Use the toe muscles to pull all ten toes back in the direction of the face and hold to the count of ten.
Relax toes and hold to the count of ten.
Visualization also known as visual guided imagery
This technique uses the imagination to slow down the chatter of the mind
Helps to release negative thoughts and worries.
Laughing- Soothes tension and relaxes muscles