In this episode, a look a five resources that can help to dial down the tension in your muscles and body.
I found a really good video by Cheryl Johnson that demonstrates the technique.
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- On Edge, a Journey Through Anxiety by Amanda Palmer. There is an audio book version at Audible or you should be able to order it from your favorite book provider.
- Dept. of Veteran Affairs Harry Truman Memorial Hospital recordings on relaxation techniques.
- Raymond Richmond Ph.D Guide to Psychology’s page on Progressive Muscle Relaxation.
- From My Health Alberta.ca a relaxation recording NOT in mp3 but .wma, if you are not a Windows user you might have problems playing the audio.
- Dartmouth University page on a variety of stress and relaxation recordings.
- Cheryl Johnson video on Progressive Muscle Relaxation https://youtu.be/x4IMQZObmX8
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