By M. Ron Eslinger, RN, CRNA, APN, MA, BCH, CMI, FNGH Captain United States Navy Retired
Caution:Do not listen to this App While driving.
Created for those on the go.
This audio CD contains five journeys and one affirmation. Each 5 to 10 minute journey explores a different stress relief experience. You can take control of your health and wellness with this stress relief CD.
Each journey contains biorhythmic music at 60 beats a minute to entrain with your heart, underlying alpha tones to match the brains natural relaxation frequency. All of this comes together, as you focus and become a part of the guided imagery, which will guide your mind and body into calm relaxation.
The Relaxing Breath:
There is no life without breath so breathe right in order to be healthier happier and more comfortable.
This scientific evidence-based breathing exercise teaches the stress reducing physiological changes that take place in a proper abdominal breath. You will learn how to use this breathing technique to activate the production of your own endorphins, melatonins and serotonins from the brain; Endorphins to reduce pain, melatonin`s to enhance sleep and serotonin to elevate your mood. These hormones are also known as the pain killing and stress reducing hormones.
Counting Down to Relaxation:
This is a simple but very effective progressive relaxation experience that will allow you to have better control over your blood pressure and other health issues. You`ll sleep better, feel better and have more confidence. Biorhythmic music to entrain the heart to 60 beats a minute and an alpha tone to entrain the brain to a calm and peaceful cycle is included. You will feel the burdens melt from your shoulders and the stress and anxiety dissolve away. You will be so surprised at the comfort and calmness you feel. You may even fall asleep as you become so relaxed, mellow and calm.
Your Relaxing Place:
This relaxing imagery allows you to enter into a calming place in your memories and/or imagination through a mist of white clarifying light that flows into each and every cell of your body; no longer magnifying your problems but seeing them distance, far away, tiny and insignificant. You`ll find that by changing your thinking you rewire your brain which allows you to feel relaxed, calm and at peace. Biorhythmic music to entrain the heart to 60 beats a minute and an alpha tone to entrain the brain to a calm and peaceful cycle is a part of this stress reducing relaxation.
Relaxing Beach Walk:
If you like the beach you will enjoy this calming stroll while listening to the sound of the waves as the surf flows in and then recedes back into the sea pulling the stress anxiety and tension from your body your body. Imagine feeling the sand under your feet and smelling the salty sea air as warm sun beams massage your neck and shoulders. The sound of ocean waves accompanied by biorhythmic music to entrain the heart to 60 beats a minute and an alpha tone to entrain the brain to a calm and peaceful cycle enhances year calm, relaxed sensation. Letting go of stress, anxiety and fear as you walk along the beach allowing your mind and body to respond to the underlying suggestions of being relaxed, calm and feeling at peace.
The Healing Color of Orange:
This stress reducing and healing relaxation allows you to use biorhythmic music to entrain the heart to 60 beats a minute and an alpha tone to entrain the brain to a calm and peaceful cycle. In the color spectrum orange is considered to be the healing color. It is a combination of red the color of energy and yellow the color of optimism. During this visualization you are asked to imagine the color orange as being a warm magnetic fluid entering into your body, deep into every cell and even deeper into the atoms that make up your cells. The warm, our range magnetic liquid is pulls from the body anxiety, tension, stress, and fear. It leaves behind a relaxed calm and peaceful you. The color orange is the most often used color in imagery for cancer, chemotherapy and other life-changing medical conditions. Biorhythmic music to entrain the heart to 60 beats a minute and an alpha tone to entrain the brain to a calm and peaceful cycle is included to enhance the body`s healing immune system.
Affirmation is an inter-active autosuggestion meditation. It begins with the relaxing breath followed by affirmations such as I am relax, I am calm and I am at peace which are repeated by you with mental pictures of what is relaxing for you; what is calming for you and what does at-peace feel like to you. Biorhythmic music to entrain the heart to 60 beats a minute and an alpha tone to entrain the brain to a calm and peaceful cycle are a part of these calming affirmations. I am relaxed. I am calm. I am at peace. These are simple phrases that become 1000 times more powerful when stated in the presence of a picture. I.e. I am relaxed. The picture, sitting on the beach watching a beautiful sunset.
Five Critical Features for Relaxation
Place: Find a quiet room where you can work undisturbed.Position: To learn progressive relaxation, all parts of your body must be comfortably supported. Find a bed, a couch, or a recliner.
Clothing: Wear loose clothing.
Time: Designate about fifteen minutes daily. Try to schedule a fixed time everyday so you won’t forget to do your progressive relaxation.