These are techniques that can help us to feel calmer, less stressed and less anxious. They are processes that help reduce the impact of stress on your mind and body and can help youto cope better with life overall. These techniques have been shown to have positive health benefits such as:
There are lots of different kinds of relaxation techniques that you can try out. Lots of people find these helpful particularly when they are feeling overwhelmed, stressed or anxious.
A few different types of relaxation techniques are:
Go Noodle is an excellent resource to support you with relaxation exercises. There is a channel on their called 'Flow.' Children are able to access these short exercises independently. A great way to support sleeplessness in children:
Try these relaxation cards 'Relaxation'
For the younger children, try animal breathing. A great resource that is fun too! Animal Breathing