Resources

Here are some resources which you may find useful, you may want to try them a few times before deciding if they’re right for you.

 

This audio provides guidance for a short visualisation exercise which you may find calming. It lasts about 9 minutes. Before you start it, see if you can find a quiet place to sit where you won’t be disturbed, and where you can close your eyes if that feels comfortable to you.

 

This audio is a guided relaxation exercise:

 

Here’s another guided relaxation exercise to try:

https://www.torbayandsouthdevon.nhs.uk/services/pain-service/reconnect2life/creating-skills-for-the-future/learning-relaxation-skills/deep-relaxation-skills/

 

A body scan exercise to prepare for sleep, along with other audio tracks for guided meditations:

https://www.uclahealth.org/marc/mindful-meditations

 

NHS self help leaflets on lots of topics, including anxiety, stress, sleep, in written, audio and video form

https://web.ntw.nhs.uk/selfhelp/