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Learning the Joy of Relaxation

Master 4 Powerful Techniques to Stop Stress, Boost Energy and Create a Radiant Relaxation Response
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  • 1 hour on-demand audio
  • 17 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What Will I Learn?
Learn 5 mind/body techniques to quickly reduce stress and boost energy
Learn how to create mental images using your five senses
Learn how to create mantras for meditation
Guide to how to fit relaxation into your busy day
Guided Meditation & Relaxation video exercise
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Do you find it hard to let go and just relax? Tried mind/body techniques that took too long to get results? And never experienced that blissful peace everyone talks about?

You find yourself wondering why:

  • I find it hard to relax when I take a deep breath. What am I supposed to feel? Maybe I'm not doing it right.
  • I try to meditate but it takes too long to learn. I get bored. I can't stop my mind from wandering. So why bother?
  • Visualizing...what does that even mean? Am I supposed to see pictures? I don't.
  • What is the relaxation response?

If this describes your self-talk lately...Welcome to Learning the Joy of Relaxation.

Learning how to relax should be a joy. Not a chore. I designed this course to address those worries. It is a five part experiential workshop revealing four techniques to experience the ultimate radiant relaxation response.

In each workshop you will discover:

  • Calming Deep Breath - the first thing you should do for effortless results.
  • Mindful and Mantra Meditation Parts 1 and 2 - what you should know to stop the mind chatter.
  • Vivid Imagery Visualization Parts 1 and 2 - how to do it even when you don't see images.
  • Deep Muscle Progressive Relaxation - why it is called the anti-anxiety technique.
  • How to Create a Radiant Relaxation Response - the secret formula.

The topics are presented in an uncomplicated and easy to absorb format. I get to the heart of what makes them work. And present steps for quick results.

You will engage all your senses in an immersive relaxation experience. All you have to do is:

  • Download the PDF text materials.
  • Sit back and listen to the audios.
  • Watch the PowerPoint videos.
  • Actively practice the script exercises and Just Relax Like This MP3 recordings.
  • Keep a pencil handy and a favorite photo for Vivid Imagery Visualization.

I included two bonuses with this course to encourage you to continue your relaxation practice:

Bonus #1 - Be A More Vibrant Person: How to Fit Relaxation Into Your Busy Day

Bonus #2 - The Calming Breath Guided Relaxation and Meditation Video

When you complete "Learning the Joy of Relaxation" you will have experienced relaxation methods that add to your coping ability, energy and quality of life. You will be able to release tension in minutes and create a calming inner peace. At any time. Any place. Every day.

Who is the target audience?
  • Beginner to Intermediate level experience
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Curriculum For This Course
Expand All 29 Lectures Collapse All 29 Lectures 02:06:47
Introduction and Welcome My First Section
2 Lectures 04:44
Workshop 1
3 Lectures 06:09

Calming Deep Breath

Calming Deep Breath
12 pages
Workshop 2 Part 1
3 Lectures 04:50

Mindful Meditation

Mindful Meditation
9 pages
Workshop 2 Part 2
3 Lectures 03:24

Mindful Mantra Meditation

In Mindful Mantra Meditation you will learn:

  • The purpose of using mantras or how to stop the mind chatter
  • An exercise- how to create meaningful mantras
  • Daydreaming on Nature Meditation script
Mindful Mantra Meditation
7 pages
Workshop 3
4 Lectures 09:18

Deep Muscle Progressive Relaxation

Deep Muscle Progressive Relaxation
6 pages

Just Relax Like This: Progressive Relaxation
Workshop 4 Part 1
3 Lectures 04:55

Vivid Imagery Visualization

Vivid Imagery Visualization
8 pages
Workshop 4 Part 2
3 Lectures 02:27

Vivid Imagery Visualization Memory Retreat

In Vivid Imagery Visualization Memory Retreat you will learn:

  • Benefits of visualizing physically and emotionally
  • Using a favorite photo - a writing exercise to strengthen your imaging skills
  • Using imagery to create your safe place memory retreat
Vivid Imagery Visualization Memory Retreat
6 pages
Workshop 5
4 Lectures 09:18
How to Create a Radiant Relaxation Response
2 pages

How to Create a Radiant Relaxation Response

In How to Create a Radiant Relaxation Response you will learn:

  • The doctor who coined the phrase relaxation response
  • How the 4 techniques in this course are layered for a deeper relaxation experience
  • The tools to create your tranquil moments and radiant relaxation reponse
  • 6 minute The Calming Breath Guided Meditation from Just Relax Like This
How to Create a Radiant Relaxation Response
6 pages

Just Relax Like This: The Calmingbreath Guided Meditation
Bonus Thank You
4 Lectures 06:42
Thank You
1 page

Thank You

Be A More Vibrant Person: How to Fit Relaxation Into Your Busy Day
3 pages

About the Instructor
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Stress Management Consultant, Award Winning Author

Barbara Mitchell, M.S., DCH has been teaching the art of relaxation for over 20 years. At spa retreats, through books and articles she writes and to private clients. She deconstructs seemingly complex techniques for managing stress. Gets to the heart of what makes them work. Then delivers the steps and tips for quick results.

Her inspiration for “Learning the Joy of Relaxation” is based on her instructional audio CD “Just Relax Like This”. Four of the five stress relief techniques from that album are included in this course. The bonus guide, Be A More Vibrant Person: How to Fit Relaxation into Your Busy Day – has been featured on The Balancing Act on the Lifetime Television network.

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