This new and updated edition of Teach Yourself Relaxation features a CD with practical exercises on physical and mental relaxation, breathing and even basic meditation. It is accompanied by a fully updated version of the text, with practical exercises and background reading to accompany and complement the new 60-minute CD and to make the book the ultimate user-friendly comprehensive relaxation guide.Relaxation Techniques includes:
Chapter 1: Relaxation - a skill with a long history
Chapter 2: Relaxation, stress and tension explained
Chapter 3: Coping with stress and tension
Chapter 4: Vulnerability to tension or stress
Chapter 5: Relaxing your body
Chapter 6: Relaxed body language
Chapter 7: A relaxed mind and calm thinking Chapter 8: Relaxing mind and body together
Chapter 9: More alternative and complementary therapies
Chapter 10: Making the most of the internet and modern technology
Chapter 11: Relaxation and your feelings
Chapter 12: Relaxation in situations
Chapter 13: Relaxation and your mood
Chapter 14: What now? Relaxation as a way of life
Learn effortlessly with a new easy-to-read page design and interactive features:
Not got much time?
One, five and ten-minute introductions to key principles to get you started.
Lots of instant help with common problems and quick tips for success, based on the author's many years of experience.
Tests in the book and online to keep track of your progress.
Extend your knowledge
Extra online articles to give you a richer understanding of the subject.
Five things to remember
Quick refreshers to help you remember the key facts.
Innovative exercises illustrate what you've learnt and how to use it.
Please note: slightly shelf worn