Relaxation Exercise Reflections

Using a script as my guide, I relaxed into savasana by making myself aware of the position and heaviness of my body. This was our task for this module on Relaxation, to explore and reflect on a relaxation exercise, and I’m certainly not complaining!

I mindfully let each part of my body relax, and then I stayed in the position for a little over 10 minutes. This type of relaxation is not new to me –

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Relaxation Techniques For Physical Fatigue And Mental Tension

Most people are aware of tension, especially when it causes unpleasant sensations like pain and aching, but they don’t always attribute this pain and aching to mental fatigue/tension. This is extremely important, as emotional stress and mental tension can be just as debilitating as physical fatigue and tension.  Continue reading

The Best Time To Relax…


It is awesome to just STOP, draw your attention to the tense muscles in my body, and let it all go. You could try it now, it’s simple and free – close your eyes and draw your attention to your forehead, your face and neck, your shoulders, draw attention the the muscles, and then, let it all go. Let yourself relax! Relax your forehead, your face, your neck, your shoulders. Relax your brain! This is my favourite way to relax, and I love to sit, and just feel the relief. I love to move inward and listen. I love to let the thoughts just float away – I acknowledge each one as important, but not right now. Right now, I am relaxing. Right now, this is important. The benefits are almost instantaneous! When I open my eyes, i am composed, I am focused, and I am ready to go back to the thoughts that popped up and address each one. I love to relax! When I remember to, of course. Continue reading