What if I think I can't relax?
It is very common to believe we are not able to relax or be 'good' at meditation.
If you think you a person who feels that they are unable to relax, it might be helpful for you to try different relaxation techniques, such as;
It may also be worth thinking about looking into of there could be any underlying issues or stressors that may be contributing to their difficulty relaxing, and to address these issues with the help of a therapist or counsellor.
When clients work with me I give them a pre-recorded MP3 guided relaxation track to aid with setting the scene for becoming more relaxed pre bed time.
Many clients report back that using the track aids a deeper, more restful sleep. Those that use it in the day, say after the morning nursery drop, as one working Dad does, then the benefits are
"like topping up on sleep from the night before and
and feeling really refreshed."
Additionally, looking at making tiny tweaks in your lifestyle such as;
Each of these steps can aid with relaxation and you feeling more in control of your life.
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Anna B. Sexton
Short blogs written by me about solution focused hypnotherapy, FAQS, wellbeing, creativity and how you can learn to sleep well, feel well and find your happy.