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  • Imagery Relaxation Audios
  • Meditation Audios
  • Energizing Audios
  • Motivational Audios
  • Relaxation Audios for Children
  • Cognitive Stories for Children
  • Education and Assistance Audios
  • Anxiety Assistance Audios
  • Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Assistance
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder Assistance Audios
  • Self-Esteem Audios
  • Emotion Training Audios
  • Quick Stress Relief and Muscle Relaxation
  • SportPsych Training
  • Weight Control Audios
  • Mindfulness Practice
  • Imagery Relaxation

    What is imagery relaxation?

    Imagery relaxation focuses on teaching the three main methods of relaxation:
  • slow, relaxed breathing
  • muscle relaxation
  • guided imagery
  • How to use these audios

  • Find a quiet place, sit or lie down comfortably, and just listen
  • Choose imagery you think you might like
  • Different audios offer different experiences
  • Listening to the same audio again and again may uncover layers of experience
  • Relaxation audios

  • Rainy Autumn Morning Relaxation
  • Hot Springs Relaxation
  • Riding a Horse Across the Plains Relaxation
  • Cityscape Mindfulness
  • Sunrise on the Beach Mindfulness
  • Tropical Garden Mindfulness
  • The Great Desert Mindfulness
  • Day of Fishing Mindfulness
  • The Meadow Relaxtion
  • Mountain Cabin Relaxation
  • Day on the Farm Mindfulness
  • Lotus Flower Relaxation
  • Rainbow Relaxation Emotion Training
  • Hot Air Balloon Motivation
  • Starry Night Relaxation

  • Meditation

    These audios use the meditation techniques from Buddhist psychology which uses the methods from Buddhism for life enhancement. As such, they are not religiously based but focused on changing thinking about ourselves and others to provide greater peace and contentment.

  • Loving Kindness Meditation
  • Compassion Meditation
  • Pathways Meditation
  • Yogic Breath Training


  • Energizing

    The following audios are to help increase energy.

  • Wake Up Mindfulness
  • Energizing the Body and Mind
  • Mindful Breathing
  • Stretching
  • Relaxation Stories for Children

    Not just for children, but for the young at heart, these relaxation stories help children learn how to calm themselves. They are great for helping children fall asleep more peacefully at night.

  • Rainbow Sandbox Mindfulness
  • Bouncing Ball Mindfulness
  • Magic Book
  • Magic Bubbles
  • Magical Forest
  • Cloud Castles


  • Cognitive Stories for Children

    The following are cognitive stories for children. The purpose is to help children learn how to handle different situations. A cognitive story teaches children how to think rationally about problems that commonly occur in childhood.

  • Feeling Sad Because Friends Were Mean
  • So Hard to Speak Up in Class
  • Feeling Hurt Because of Bullies
  • Hard to Make Friends
  • MSharing Exciting Day


  • Education and Assistance

    The education and assistance audios are to help you understand and cope with different problems you might be experiencing.

  • 5 Methods to Managing Anger
  • Aging with Integrity
  • The Irresponsibility of Dependency
  • Managing Insomnia
  • Choosing Happiness
  • Depression Assistance
  • Jealousy Assistance
  • Stress Education
  • Rational Thinking

  • Anxiety Assistance

    The anxiety assistance audios are to help cope with general anxiety and panic.

  • Learning to Tolerate Anxiety
  • Panic Assistance
  • Mindful Grounding
  • Social Anxiety Assistance
  • Stress Education
  • Rational Thinking
  • The Worry Box

  • Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Assistance

    The anxiety assistance audios are to help cope with general anxiety and panic.

  • Mindful Grounding
  • Learning to Tolerate Anxiety
  • Lies You Were Taught as a Child
  • Rainbow Relaxation Emotion Training
  • Building Blocks Emotion Training

  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder Assistance

    The assistance audios are to help you with changing some of the underlying thinking that is involved with OCD.

  • Excessive Responsibility and OCD
  • Probability and OCD
  • OCD Intrusive Thoughts Reassurance
  • Magical Thinking and OCD

  • Self-esteem Assistance

    The self-esteem audios are to help you improve your self-concept and self-esteem so that you feel better about yourself and are better able to cope with life's challenges.

  • Self-Esteem Full Version
  • Self-Esteem Self-Talk
  • Self-Esteem Train
  • Self-Esteem Blackboard
  • Rational Thinking
  • Emotion Training

    Emotion training audios can be particularly useful for those with anxiety disorders such as Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) or Panic Disorder as well as for many of those with Borderline Personality Disorder.

  • Mindful Grounding for Anxiety/Trauma
  • Rainbow Relaxation Emotion Training
  • Building Blocks Emotion Training

  • Quick Stress Relief and Muscle Relaxation

    Audios that teach methods to help you with quick stress relief throughout the day. Once you learn these methods, you can use them frequently to help manage stress symptoms.

  • Autogenic Relaxation Training
  • Mindful Breathing
  • Muscle Scan
  • Tense and Release
  • Stretching
  • Progressive Muscle Relaxation

  • SportPsych Training

    The following audios are to assist with athletic performance. They can also be used for other types of performance.

    In addition to the following, the Mindfulness Practice Audios can be very helpful to improving athletic performance through mindful awareness.

  • Sport Motivation
  • Intensity Training
  • Sport Imagery Exercise
  • Energizing the Body and Mind

  • Weight Control

    These audios focus on changing thinking related to problems with weight control.

  • Thinking Your Way to a Healthy Weight
  • Creating Awareness of Overeating Consequences
  • Risk and Planning for Success
  • Hot Air Balloon Motivation


  • Mindfulness Practice

  • Understanding Mindfulness: Step 1--Basic Mindfulness Practice
  • Understanding Mindfulness: Step 2--The Mindful Experience of Discomfort
  • Understanding Mindfulness: Step 3--Mindfulness and Unpleasant Emotions
  • Understanding Mindfulness: Step 4--Mindfulness and Cognitive Restructuring
  • Understanding Mindfulness: Step 5--Mindfulness and Grief
  • Additional reading:

  • Why Are Meditative Relaxation and Mindfulness Important?
  • A Brief Primer on the Biology of Stress and How CBT Can Help
  • PsychNotes: Mindfulness and Relaxation Methods


  • The Mindful Attitude now available on Kindle!

    Mindfulness Practice Exercises

  • Mindfulness Exercise 1: Eating a Piece of Fruit
  • Mindfulness Exercise 2: Eating a Piece of Chocolate
  • Mindfulness Exercise 3: Doing the Dishes
  • Mindfulness Exercise 4: Eating a Crunchy Vegetable
  • Mindfulness Exercise 5: Sitting
  • Mindfulness Exercise 6: An Itch
  • Mindfulness Exercise 7: Stretching
  • Mindfulness Exercise 8: Walking
  • Mindfulness Exercise 9: Feeling the Air
  • Mindfulness Exercise 10: Engaged in Conversation
  • Mindfulness Exercise 11: Reading a Book
  • Mindfulness Exercise 12: Closing Your Eyes
  • Mindfulness Exercise 13: Listening
  • Mindfulness Exercise 14: Feeling Heat
  • Mindfulness Exercise 15: Feeling Cold
  • Mindfulness Exercise 16: Doing an Unpleasant Chore
  • Mindfulness Exercise 17: Touching a Door Knob
  • Mindfulness Exercise 18: Getting Dressed
  • Mindfulness Exercise 19: Experiencing Rain
  • Mindfulness Exercise 20: Experiencing a Neutral Object
  • Mindfulness Exercise 21: Digging in the Garden
  • Mindfulness Exercise 22: Walking Up Stairs
  • Mindfulness Exercise 23: Lifting Weights
  • Mindfulness Exercise 24: Lying Down
  • Mindfulness Exercise 25: Drifting to Sleep
  • Mindfulness Exercise 26: Exercise to Exhaustion
  • Mindfulness Exercise 27: Feeling Bored
  • Mindfulness Exercise 28: Feeling Excitement
  • Mindfulness Exercise 29: Feeling Loneliness
  • Mindfulness Exercise 30: Feeling Disappointment
  • Mindfulness Exercise 31: Feeling Embarrassed
  • Mindfulness Exercise 32: Feeling Frustrated
  • Mindfulness Exercise 33: Feeling Sadness
  • Mindfulness Exercise 34: Feeling Helpless
  • Mindfulness Exercise 35: Feeling Remorse
  • Mindfulness Exercise 36: Feeling Apprehension



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