Quick Relaxation Techniques

Whole Body Tension

  • Tense everything in your entire body and hold it as long as you can without feeling pain.
  • Slowly release the tension and feel it gradually leave your body.
  • Repeat three times.

Counting 10 Breaths Back

  • Allow yourself to feel passive and indifferent, counting each breath slowly from one to ten and then from ten to one.
  • With each count, allow yourself to feel heavier and more relaxed.
  • With each exhale; allow the tension to leave your body.

Shoulder Shrug

  • Try to raise your shoulders to your eyes.
  • Hold for a count of four.
  • Now drop your shoulders back to a normal position.
  • Repeat three times.