These quick relaxation scripts provide strategies to relax quickly, any time and any place. You may find it helpful to memorize a few of these techniques so you have some fast, easy strategies on hand to help calm down when anxiety strikes. These relaxation exercises can also be effective for taking short relaxation breaks throughout the day to prevent muscle tension and reduce stress symptoms.
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Relaxation is most effective if the techniques are practiced regularly - ideally several times each day. It can be challenging to fit time for relaxation into a busy schedule. These short relaxation exercises can help because they only take a few minutes (at most) and do not require any specialized equipment.
You may be surprised at how easy it is to relax. A few short stretches or some thoughtful, deep breaths can give you a physical and mental break from a busy or stressful day.
Take a few moments now to relax, wherever you are. Just a short break
can make a significant difference. Experience improved mental clarity,
headache relief, decreased muscle tension, lower blood pressure, and a
sense of well-being. You won't regret taking the time to relax! Find out
more about the health benefits of relaxation here.
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) because this can be dangerous. Please use relaxation sessions only when safe to do so.
Breathing Awareness This breathing awareness relaxation script will guide you to focus on each stage of a breath as you breathe slowly and gently.
Quick and Easy Relaxation This quick and easy
relaxation is a method that you can use every day, at any time, to
decrease the tension in your body and counteract the effects of stress.
Relax Under Pressure Learn
to relax under pressure with this guided relaxation that will help you
to remain calm, focused, and not nervous in a high pressure environment,
such as a job interview, presentation, or test.