Creative relaxation audio guides you to relax using creative outlets - art, music, movement, or other forms of self-expression. While relaxation differs from simply resting and unwinding, creative activities, if done purposefully, can be used to relax. The audio downloads here will show you how.
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Creative Relaxation Audio MP3 Downloads
Creative Expression Relaxation
Creative Expression Relaxation involves using creativity to relax. This free relaxation script guides you to use abstract drawing to calm the mind.
The purpose of this music relaxation script is to find out how different styles of music affect your mood and energy level. This is an expressive media exercise, that is, using media for self expression.
Becoming More Playful
relaxation script begins by guiding you to relax your mind, and then
use visualization, meditation, and imagery to get in touch with your
inner playfulness. While not an active creative relaxation activity this exercise can encourage creativity.
Autism Relaxation to Decrease Stimming
This autism relaxation script is for helping to decrease stimming. Stims
are repetitive behaviours that stimulate the senses, and are used to
regulate one's level of sensory arousal.
Timed Stim Breaks
This timed stim breaks script will guide you to use stimming for three
minutes, then do other behaviours for three minutes. You can use this
exercise for "stim breaks" you can schedule through the day.
Here are a few tips for using these creative
relaxation audio downloads. make sure to do the activities purposefully and in a mindful manner. Be aware of what you are doing. Notice how you feel as you do the creative activities. Observe your mental and physical feelings. This observation and awareness is the difference between using creative expression for relaxation, and using creative activities just for fun.
You may need to try a few different types of activities before you find ones that you really enjoy. Feel free to branch out beyond what you find listed here. Coming up with your own unique creative activities may help you the most!