Relaxation Therapy Tips

Relaxation Therapy Tips

www.relaxationtherapy.online
The relaxation podcast that aims to give you simple ideas, tips or techniques to help you deal with stress, feel happier and help you to relax.
72: A Perfect Holiday
Dec 6 • 10 min
This episode features a meditation to give some perspective to the holiday season and the preparations leading up to it.
71: Moon Meditation
Nov 22 • 9 min
This episode contains a guided full moon meditation to help cleanse, soothe, bring clarity and renewal.
70: Breathing Power
Nov 8 • 9 min
This episode looks at the types and quality of breathing used in this podcast series and how to best use these to help you to energise and relax.
69: Natural Connection
Oct 25 • 9 min
This episode uses a mix of meditation and visualisation to help you connect to the natural world, feel more relaxed and at peace.
68: Essential Self Care
Oct 15 • 9 min
This tips episode includes a seven point guide to help you take care of yourself for better mental and physical well-being.
67: Go to Sleep
Sep 27 • 9 min
This episode contains a relaxing sleep sequence that is ideal for children (of all ages!)
66: Uncovering Happiness
Sep 13 • 9 min
This episode contains a meditation to strip away the layers of worry and negative emotions to help us to re-connect with the happiness that always exists at our core.
65: Evening Meditation
Aug 30 • 9 min
This episode contains a meditation which is best practised at sunset, dusk or night-time, an hour, preferably two, before you plan to go to sleep.
64: Relaxing Foot Care
Aug 16 • 9 min
This episode contains a routine for looking after your feet that is caring but also relaxing.
63: Summer Forest
Aug 2 • 9 min
This episode contains a relaxing visualisation of a visit to a forest on a Summer’s day. WARNING: this does contain quiet birdsong in the background.
62: Just Be
Jul 19 • 10 min
This episode contains a short meditation to centre yourself and spend some time just being instead of frantically doing. You can use this technique to access the stillness within you to calm you when you are feeling agitated or overwhelmed and you can…
61: Conscious Control
Jul 5 • 9 min
This episode contains a meditation to build more awareness of the connection between your mind and body for better relaxation, self awareness or healing. The episode has been edited down to keep to the 10 minute format for the podcast. If you wish to hear…
60: Summer Solstice
Jun 21 • 9 min
As the Summer Solstice is at 11:07 today [UK time] in the Northern Hemisphere, today’s episode contains a meditation to review our inner life and goals, which can be used during the high energy of the summer solstice. If you live in the Southern…
59: Finding Answers
Jun 7 • 9 min
This episode uses the ideas of visualisation, combined with meditation, to encourage your brain to work on finding a solution to a problem subconsciously. This means that as you go about your daily life, your brain will be working away in the background…
News: Natural Relaxation
Jun 1 • 2 min
Relaxation Therapy Online has an album out! It’s called ‘Natural Relaxation’ and is over 70 minutes of natural sounds that are perfect for relaxation, meditation, visualisation, yoga or as gentle background noise. At the moment the album is only available…
58: Mindful Moments
May 24 • 9 min
This episode looks at how you can use small moments of waiting to bring yourself positively into the present moment and enjoy it.
57: Sunshine
May 10 • 9 min
This episode contains tips to make the most of the sun for your health, wellbeing and happiness.
56: Hurdles
Apr 26 • 9 min
This episode contains a meditation to help see the problems we face in a different way so that we can make them a challenge rather than a hurdle.
55: Rain at the Coast
Apr 12 • 9 min
This episode uses a different type of guided visualisation. Instead of using a vocal description to guide you to a restful place, a recording of background sounds will help your imagination take you to a relaxing place.
Podcast News: Feed Issues
Apr 11 • 3 min
Apologies for the recent issue with the [It’s] Black and White podcast episode feed. This should now be resolved but the episode has a slightly different title to the original published on Patreon on March 29th.
54: Black and White
Apr 10 • 9 min
This episode takes a look at colour therapy and specifically looks at using the properties of black and white to help us deal with emotions and moods in our everyday life. [First published on March 29th]
53: Eating and Growing
Mar 15 • 9 min
This episode contains a short meditation to consider the food you eat and share with others, from the source to the nourishment of your body and mind.
52: Welcome the Sun
Mar 1 • 9 min
This episode contains a short visualisation to bring some sunshine into your life (regardless of the weather outside!)and give you a mood boost.
51: Meditating Through Grief
Feb 15 • 9 min
This episode contains a meditation to help us to let go of any unresolved grief, whether this is from a recent bereavement or from a longer term loss.
50: Celebrations
Feb 1 • 9 min
This episode contains a meditation focusing on a celebration to re-connect to your inner self and acknowledge your natural talents.
49: Relaxing Eye Care
Jan 18 • 9 min
This episode looks at how to give your eyes a rest and contains a short instructional practice to soothe eyestrain and dry eyes.
48: Remember Stillness
Jan 4 • 9 min
This episode contains a back to basics mindful meditation to easily bring a bit of stillness into your daily life.
47: Appreciating the Year
Dec 21, 2017 • 9 min
This episode contains a meditation to help you appreciate your life by looking the good things you have, or that you have experienced, this year.
46: Sunrise at the Beach
Dec 7, 2017 • 10 min
This episode contains a visualisation meditation which is great to start your day peacefully and full of energy. However it can be used at any time of day when you want to forget what has gone before and press restart…
45: Mindfulness
Nov 23, 2017 • 10 min
This episode contains a basic mindfulness practice to help find your best anchor to keep you in the present and reduce stressing about past or future events.
News Update: Podiant and iTunes
Nov 20, 2017 • 3 min
This is a news update with information relating to the podcast regarding some exciting Podiant developments and some iTunes issues.
44: Get Out Of Your Head
Nov 9, 2017 • 9 min
Today’s episode contains a mindful breathing practice that you can use to bring your focus into the present, to calm yourself in an anxious moment or to build a measure of resilience against daily stresses.
43: Relaxing Cold Care
Oct 26, 2017 • 9 min
This episode looks at how to use some relaxation therapy techniques to get over a cold quickly using natural methods.
42: Letting Go
Oct 12, 2017 • 9 min
Today’s episode contains a mixture of meditation and visualisation to help to let go of events, emotions or reactions that you are holding on to.
41: Make Some Noise
Sep 28, 2017 • 10 min
This episode contains a meditation that uses sounds or chants to help you to let go of stored tension and negative emotions.
40: Lasting Holidays
Sep 14, 2017 • 9 min
Many people have just returned from a holiday at this time of year, and you may be returning to work or education feeling a little deflated to be returning to your daily routine. However, just spending some time in another location has actually changed…
39: Total Relaxation
Aug 30, 2017 • 10 min
Today’s episode contains a relaxation practice that can be used if you need a quick break, feel stressed or need to calm yourself down before sleep.
38: Laughter as Medicine
Aug 17, 2017 • 9 min
Laughter has a positive impact on both our health and well-being so today’s episode looks at how you can bring more laughter into your life, with a short guided practical included.
Podcast News
Aug 10, 2017 • 4 min
A special episode with a little bit of background information and some news about the future of the podcast.
37: Calming Breath
Aug 3, 2017 • 9 min
This episode contains a breathing technique called alternate nostril breathing, which is very simple but extremely effective at balancing out your body and emotions. It’s a great technique to use if you’re feeling anxious or stressed as it brings a…
36: Meditate with a Smile
Jul 20, 2017 • 9 min
Smiling is a very powerful way to make yourself feel happier. This episode uses the smile with a body scan type of meditation to spread happiness through your whole body.
35: Restful Sleep
Jul 6, 2017 • 9 min
This episode contains a progressive relaxation technique that can be practiced at home to help you fall asleep naturally with greater ease.
34: Beach Relaxation
Jun 22, 2017 • 9 min
This episode contains a short guided visualisation of a walk along the shoreline of a secluded beach on a warm day. A visualisation is the perfect relaxation getaway if you don’t have time for a real break or you just want to imagine you are somewhere…
33: Mindful Travelling
Jun 8, 2017 • 9 min
This episode looks at how mindful walking - or travelling of any kind - can be practiced in your daily life to help reduce stress and anxiety.
32: Inner Peace
May 25, 2017 • 9 min
This episode includes a meditation practice to access our natural inner peace and happiness.
31: Healing Sound
May 11, 2017 • 8 min
This episode gives information on the healing power of music and suggestions for using music to enhance a relaxation experience.
30: Emotional Pain
Apr 27, 2017 • 9 min
This episode contains a short meditation to recognise and ease the physical manifestation of emotional pain.
29: Being Grateful
Apr 13, 2017 • 9 min
This episode includes a meditation and additional tips to help you to focus on becoming more grateful for the good things in your life. More gratitude can improve your happiness, health and work performance.
28: Switch Off
Mar 30, 2017 • 9 min
This episode looks at how to manage the negative impact technology can have on our life/work balance, sleep, free time and self view.
27: Body Scan
Mar 16, 2017 • 9 min
This episode introduces the body scan technique with a short meditation, which can be used as a mindful meditation. However it can also be adapted for a variety of purposes, such as dealing with pain or preparing for sleep. Some suggestions for…
26: Spring Cleansing
Mar 2, 2017 • 9 min
This episode looks at how to cleanse the area around you to make your life feel less stressed and focuses on using plants to remove toxins from the air, using colour to boost mood and productivity, choosing healthy clothing and using environmental scent…
25: Accepting Yourself
Feb 16, 2017 • 9 min
This episode has a short meditation to help develop self acceptance so that you can learn to be happier with yourself and as a result be more relaxed.
24: Mineral Bath Therapy
Feb 2, 2017 • 9 min
This episode looks at some different types of natural bath salts available for producing a home mineral bath. I’ll also give you some tips on how to get the most out of your home water therapy experience.
23: Feeling SAD?
Jan 19, 2017 • 10 min
This episode looks at simple, natural ways to combat the symptoms of SAD (Seasonal Affective Disorder) - more information can be found at http://relaxationtherapy.online/feeling-sad
22: Constant Change
Jan 5, 2017 • 9 min
This episode contains a guided meditation that looks at the way your body is in constant renewal and how you are part of the whole living world.
21: A Safe Place [Pt.2]
Dec 21, 2016 • 5 min
Relaxation Therapy Tips has a special double edition today looking at setting up a Safe Place. This episode is the second part of setting up a safe place. This focuses on coming back from your safe place after resting so should be listened to after…
20: A Safe Place [Pt.1]
Dec 21, 2016 • 9 min
Relaxation Therapy Tips has a special double edition today looking at setting up a Safe Place. This episode looks at setting up a safe place that you can retreat to. This focuses on getting to your safe place and resting so is a good episode to use if you…
19: Shopping with Joy
Dec 8, 2016 • 7 min
This episode gives some quick techniques that can be used to de-stress and calm down if you’re getting agitated; ideal for holiday shopping trips!
18: Meditate in Colour
Nov 24, 2016 • 9 min
This episode contains a guided meditation to show how visualising certain colours and linking them to specific areas of the body can be beneficial for relaxation and healing.
17: Healing Light
Nov 10, 2016 • 9 min
This episode contains a meditation that can be used to help you relax or to help you deal with pain in specific areas. This is done by visualising light shining into the body to bring a cleansing and healing effect.
16: Expand Your Mind
Oct 27, 2016 • 9 min
Trying to quieten the mind can be quite a challenge - especially if you are new to meditation. Often if you give your mind something to do while you are trying to quieten it then it makes the process much easier. The meditation in this episode uses an…
15: Breathe Away Pain
Oct 13, 2016 • 9 min
This episode includes a short meditation to deal with pain. This uses the idea that accepting and fully exploring physical pain, instead of fighting against it, can help the body to heal quicker and reduce the sensation of pain.
14: Becoming Less Reactive [Equanimity Pt2]
Sep 28, 2016 • 9 min
This episode builds upon episode 13 (Accepting Life) to develop the practice of equanimity to tackle difficult situations. Equanimity is the practice of accepting things just as they are, good or bad. This was inspired by the work of Diana Winston,…
13: Accepting Life [Equanimity Pt1]
Sep 15, 2016 • 9 min
This episode introduces the idea of equanimity and includes a basic meditation practice. Equanimity is the process of accepting life just as it is, even if it is currently difficult. Building an equanimity practice can help you to become less reactive and…
12: Silence in Sound
Sep 1, 2016 • 9 min
This episode looks at finding the silence and stillness that is always there, even when there is noise around you. This can be a good way of dealing with stressful, intrusive noise and can also be an alternative focus for meditation.
11: Mind & Body Awareness
Aug 19, 2016 • 9 min
This is a mindful meditation that centres around the body with a little visualisation thrown in. It demonstrates conscious relaxation as your body and mind are both focused on the same experience.
10: Advanced Loving Kindness
Aug 4, 2016 • 9 min
This podcast is the last in the Loving Kindness series and looks at sending loving kindness to people that you find difficult, with the aim of improving your relationship with them.
9: Sharing Kindness
Jul 21, 2016 • 9 min
Part 3 of the Loving Kindness series, this develops the practice of sharing kindness with others to help develop more compassion and understanding in the World.
8: Self Kindness
Jul 7, 2016 • 9 min
This is a follow on from Episode 7, developing the practice of Loving Kindness to focus on improving self kindness and reducing self criticism.
7: Building Loving Kindness
Jun 22, 2016 • 9 min
A basic loving-kindness meditation which will be built upon in future episodes.
6: Mind Your Feet
Jun 9, 2016 • 7 min
A short mindfulness practice to appreciate your feet!
5: Sharing a Smile
May 23, 2016 • 4 min
Try smiling more - even if you don’t feel particularly happy - as it might just change the way you feel, and the way people act around you.
4: Scentsational Revision!
May 12, 2016 • 8 min
Do you get so stressed in examinations that your mind goes blank? Find it difficult remembering anything after revising? Then this method might help you.
3: Breathe Away…
Apr 28, 2016 • 5 min
A quick and simple practice to calm yourself when feeling anxious or angry.
2: Water Therapy
Apr 14, 2016 • 6 min
An easy water therapy technique you can use at home which is great for boosting circulation, helping to prepare for sleep and to shake off morning sluggishness.
1: Clearing Breath Practice
Apr 4, 2016 • 6 min
A short breathing practice that is good to prepare yourself for meditation or just to let go of the stress of the day when you get home