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Guided relaxation is when a relaxation technique is led by a trained practitioner or teacher. Self guided relaxation can be difficult at times because we often become easily distracted and sidetracked. Guided relaxation can be a wonderful solution to this problem because the relaxation experience is led by a guide. This way if the person practicing the relaxation becomes distracted, or their mind wanders, they can be gently redirected back to the technique by the teacher who is guiding the relaxation experience. This can take place in a class setting with a teacher present or in the form of a digital product such as a CD, audio download, or video such as on YouTube.
Guided Relaxation Techniques
Some of the benefits of activating the relaxation response on a regular basis through deep relaxation include:
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Examples of some guided relaxation techniques that elicit relaxation include the following:
There are a variety of different types of guided relaxation techniques available that are very beneficial in eliciting the relaxation response. The relaxation response is a hard-wired physiological response that can be triggered by different activities. Any activity that triggers this relaxation reaction is helpful in counteracting the wear and tear stress has on our health and well-being.
Benefits of Guided Relaxation
What is Guided Relaxation