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|Section 1: Discover how to get the sleep you deserve!|
Hello and Welcome to the Program Relax and Sleep for Ages 3 - 103Preview
Resting and Relaxing Siesta's and SleepPreview
Poor Sleep & Achievement
|Section 2: Sleep What builds a great nights sleep? What blocks it?|
What are your beliefs about sleep? Edit
|Section 3: Bedtime and Sleep Preparations|
|Section 4: A Very Brief Safety Message for All Ages|
40 Seconds on Safety and Using this program
So once you have your bedroom set up to help you have the quality of sleep you deserve these audio story's can help you with next steps.
They will assist you practise:
- self awareness
Using these audio's should be fun. So some reminders:
- If your using them with a child let them decide which one to use
It is normal for all of us to have 1 or more as a favourite and one or two not enjoy
- They work best if used regularly They are helping create positive habits. Habits take time to form.
I trust you'll enjoy them as much as we have. Best to you.
Triggers are words or phrases or other items that bring back or cause unpleasant feelings.
It is normal for all of us to have the experience on an occasion. So, should you or another listener have that happen don't hesitate to listen to another one of the audios.
Warning: To date I've only had 3 listeners or a parent write me. One was about a young boy who did not wish to "Be a Ball and Bounce. Balls get kicked and that would hurt." A very valid point. He loved the Be A Horse and Be a Bird programs instead. Another was from a parent who feel asleep listening and their three year old wandered the house for three hours with no one else awake. The third was from a parent who's child is afraid of heights so she did not want to listen to the Be A Bird program. Understandable.
You can find the Imagine Yourself audio programs in the Resource section at the end of the program.
One more time: NOTE: Never use while operating any type of equipment moving or stationary.
Explore with us with our Imagine Yourself audio relaxation and sleep stories
A Brief Safety Message
|Quiz 1||1 question|
The audios and videos in this program help me
|Section 5: Relaxing Movement Skills - All Ages Video|
A Relaxation Skill ~ Belly Breathing
QTS Quick Tension Scan a.k.a. Cutie Scan Replacement Video
|Quiz 2||1 question|
A reminder of some do's and do not's
One last item.
|Section 6: Sleep Journal|
What is and How do I keep in a Sleep Journal?
|Quiz 3||2 questions|
Why keep one?
|Section 7: What else helps can help us rest and relax, gain sleep or siesta?|
Sleep: Travel, Food, Drink and Excercise
|Section 8: Pop Quiz on Sleep|
|Quiz 4||9 questions|
Your beliefs on sleep can:
a) help you get a better nights sleep
b) hinder you from a good nights sleep
c) all of the above
Practising exercises to relax is
|Section 9: Getting the Sleep you Deserve ~ Wrapping the program up|
Sleep Room or Sleep Cave Audit Replacement Video
|Lecture 19||2 pages|
How we set up our sleep room or sleep cave (Dark and quiet - hence the cave comparison) makes a difference to how long we sleep and how well we sleep. The purpose of the audit is to get you to take an inventory of your sleep room. Then once you've done the audit you can start to make changes. One at a time.
I wish you all the best.
Imagine Yourself with a great nights sleep.
IY Program Wrap Up
|Section 10: Added Resources: Relaxing, Napping or drifting into sleep with a story|
IY Sleep Program Resource Section
A Progressive Muscle Relaxation Program The Chair
Imagine Yourself Be a Bird Audio for relaxing, travel, bedtime calming & sleepPreview
Imagine Yourself Be a Cat Audio for relaxing, travel, bedtime calming & sleep
|Lecture 25||1 page|
Some thoughts on napping. Enjoy. I dod.
A trip to the edge of the river to enjoy the sights and sounds of nature by the river. Relax, close your eyes and listen while the water flows on by. Or, practise your relaxation and breathing exercises as you watch the water flow by.
Discover Relaxing by the Water Fountain Video Bonus Track
Relax and enjoy this almost 14 minute video as we slowly tour through Ruth's Garden. Enjoy the soothing sounds of the birds as we see the deep, rich colours and experience the textures and shapes of the leaves, berries and flowers in the garden.
Lullaby by Tennyson
Little John Lullaby
Sweet and Low
Discover how humour helps!
Thoughts on Worry, Thinking, & Decision Making Bonus Track
Quotes on Sleep
Michael Ballard has presented to audiences and consulted with groups from Bermuda to Singapore and New Orleans to Vancouver as an internationally renowned speaker. Thousands of people have deepened their personal and professional ability to thrive using the process and skills he teaches. In the process they've learned how to deal with life's BIG Stuff issues based on the expertise Michael enjoys sharing on resilience. He hopes you will, too!
Michael has appeared in over 140 media interviews across North America on resiliency. He has also executive produced and hosted over 24 video interviews on those impacted by life’s BIG Stuff events. Plus students here in over 133 countries.
Michael learned quite a bit about thriving through resilience while facing adversity during his 7 year battle with three challenges to his life while fighting cancer, multiple treatments, setbacks and victories. He enjoys upbeat and insightful coffee, conversations, puns, biking, hiking, photography and snorkelling.
Michael joined Udemy in 2014. In late 2014, one of his coaching clients called him up to discuss personnel and workplace productivity issues and in the process encouraged him to start making video based programming.