Use relaxation audio and videos
wisely. Do not watch or listen to relaxation materials while you need to
be fully awake and alert (for example, when driving). Obviously this
can be dangerous. Please use relaxation sessions only when safe to do so.
Body Image Relaxation This body image relaxation script is a guided meditation focused on self-acceptance and self-image.
Relaxation to Deal with Anger This
guided relaxation script describes how to deal with anger quickly and
effectively in the moment. Guides you in controlling anger in a healthy,
Self-Esteem Relaxation Relax with affirmations, meditation, visualization
and deep breathing. This self-esteem relaxation can be used to promote
positive self-image and help you fall asleep in a positive frame of
Healing Relaxation This
healing relaxation begins with passive progressive muscle relaxation,
and then guides you to imagine your body healing itself.
Learn an Instrument Meditation Feeling
relaxed and confident can help you learn an instrument or other new
skill more easily. This meditation aims to help increase confidence and
motivation when learning to play an instrument.
Public Speaking Visualization This public speaking visualization is a guided imagery script uses visualization to allow you to imagine yourself calmly and successfully speaking in public.
Overcoming Shyness This relaxation script is for overcoming shyness. Use guided imagery, affirmations, and visualization to foster a sense of self-confidence and help decrease social anxiety.
Guided Imagery for Writing an Exam This
guided imagery script will allow you to visualize the process of
studying for and writing an exam. Visualizing success will promote
increased confidence, concentration, and memory. Relaxation can also
improve the ability to learn by eliminating some of the anxiety that
interferes with taking in new information.
Get Rid of Nightmares Many
people experience night terrors and struggle with how to get rid of
nightmares. This relaxation script uses guided imagery and visualization to help return your mind to a peaceful, restful state free of fear after experiencing a nightmare.
Coping with Flashbacks Relaxation This
relaxation script is for coping with flashbacks. It can be used in the
moment to help you to get through the experience and to help re-focus
your mind on peaceful images.
Headache Relief Relaxation
is effective in providing relief from headaches. This relaxation for
headache relief script will describe ways to cope with and reduce
Relaxation for Work Commitments Stress This
script is for decreasing the stress caused by work commitments.
Listening to this relaxation audio right before bed can be effective to
help you put thoughts of work aside so you can get to sleep.
Relaxation for Obsessive Thoughts This
relaxation for obsessive thoughts can help with obsessive compulsive
disorder and other anxiety disorders that involve worrying, obsessions,
compulsions, or rumination.
Decrease Fidgeting Relaxation Script This
relaxation script will help you to decrease fidgeting with your hands.
This exercise will allow you to reduce anxiety to create a feeling of
calm and be still, even when faced with stress.
Finding Your Authentic Self Explore
your values and connect with your authentic self. Use this relaxation
technique to get in touch with your true self, live up to your full
potential, and live according to your true identity.
Relaxation to Deal with Loneliness This
relaxation script is to deal with loneliness by increasing confidence,
developing a strong sense of self, and getting ready to take action to
Panic Attacks when Flying Relaxation Script Air travel
can be stressful. Most people experience at least some anxiety in
airports or on planes, but for some, flying causes panic attacks. This
relaxation is for panic attacks when flying.
Overcoming procrastination This
relaxation script is for overcoming procrastination by dealing with
some of the causes of this behavior and increasing motivation to deal
with the things on your to do list.
Deal with Squeamishness Squeamishness
is a feeling of discomfort, disgust, and anxiety. This guided imagery
script will help you in your mind to face phobias or anxiety-provoking
situations and deal with squeamishness.
Overcoming Freeze Response Freeze
is a common response to fear, especially in life-threatening situations
that are difficult to escape. This relaxation script uses grounding
techniques to help you decrease panic symptoms.
Decreasing Self Harm Behavior This
relaxation script is for teens or adults with self harm behavior or
nervous rituals and aims to create a feeling of calm and then explore
more positive coping alternatives.
Dealing with Grief
This relaxation script is for dealing with grief and loss. This guided
relaxation will help to normalize the grief experience and explain the
stages of grief.
Meditation for Acting This
guided meditation for acting helps you, as an actor, to focus on
getting into the character's state of mind, understand the character you
are playing, and act effectively.
Calming Down from Good News This
relaxation script is for calming down from good news. It will help you
achieve a state of calm so you can focus or sleep as needed.
Music Imagery This
music imagery story was written by Diana. It is a mystical story that
uses pretty words and music to help to get rid of phobias, specifically,
the fear of needles.
Dealing with Rejection or Failure Our
own self-talk can contribute to the pain and low self-esteem that is
sometimes associated with rejection or failure. This relaxation script
will help you to identify and change upsetting thoughts.
Timed Stim Breaks This
timed stim breaks script will guide you to use stimming for three
minutes, then do other behaviors for three minutes. You can use this
exercise for “stim breaks" you can schedule through the day.
Autism Relaxation to Decrease Stimming This
autism relaxation script is for helping to decrease stimming. Stims are
repetitive behaviors that stimulate the senses, and are used to
regulate one’s level of sensory arousal.
Dealing with Seasonal Affective Disorder This
relaxation script is to help you deal with seasonal affective disorder
or seasonal blues. Review some quick ways to help improve mood naturally
and use guided imagery to improve mood.
Relaxation During Pregnancy Relaxation
during pregnancy is safe and effective for reducing stress, feeling
calm, and increasing physical and mental comfort. Use relaxation
techniques to get rid of nausea, headaches, and minor pain without
Relaxation for Asthma This
relaxation for asthma script will help to calm breathing, reduce muscle
tension in the chest and throat, and get though an asthma attack. This
relaxation script is also effective for anxiety symptoms that cause
Dealing with Food Sensitivities Relaxation Script This
relaxation is for dealing with food sensitivities. Improve immune
function and achieve a calmer state when experiencing allergies, immune
reactions, or intolerance to foods or other substances.
Professional Distance and Empathy
This guided imagery script will help you to envision
maintaining both professional distance and empathy. Enhance your ability
to maintain appropriate boundaries at work with empathy and
Relaxation for Pain Relief Relaxation
of any type is effective for pain management. People who do relaxation
exercises are better able to tolerate pain, AND they actually feel less
pain. In other words, relaxation exercises can take at least some of
your pain away, and make the pain you do have a little easier to
Relaxation to Stop Blushing Blushing
is a redness of the cheeks and face that can be caused by anxiety,
stress, nervousness, exercise, or embarrassment. This relaxation script
will help to stop blushing now and in the future.
Stop Guilt When Not Busy Many
people find it difficult to relax because they feel guilty when they
are not busy. Use this guided imagery script to overcome the constant pressure to be busy and the guilt
and restlessness interfere with relaxing.
Relaxation for Dealing with Chemotherapy This
guided imagery script is for dealing with chemotherapy. Relaxation can
help improve immune system function, reduce pain, and decrease stress to
have an overall positive impact on healing.
Adults Recovering from Childhood Bullying Guided imagery meditation script for adults recovering from childhood
bullying. Involves affirmations to change the negative self-concept and
self esteem problems associated with past bullying.
Becoming More Playful This guided imagery script is for becoming more playful. It begins by guiding you to relax your mind, and then use visualization, meditation, and guided imagery to get in touch with your inner playfulness.