5 Relaxation Techniques To Use To Ensure Quality Sleep

Autogenic Training

Autogenic Training

Focusing your mind on to specific physical aspects of the body so that you relax both physically and mentally.

Biofeedback

Biofeedback

This is aimed at tackling stress and tracks your breathing, sweating, heart rate, temperature, muscle contraction and stages of sleep.



Breathing

Breathing

Deep, slow, and self-aware breathing has been used for millenia upon millenia to help people relax, destress, and sleep. There are different methods out there. This one claims to be very simple indeed.

Guided Imagery

Guided Imagery

This method uses the power of your imagination by simply guiding you through the process of getting that power to work for you. Your thoughts are encouraged in order to have an effect on your body to respond. Much in the same way as your mouth might water when you imagine the taste of a rich chocolate cake.



Progressive Relaxation

Progressive Relaxation

This involves working on the relationship between your mind and body by focusing on one area at a time, and being aware while you let the tension go. It's for tackling stress which will allow you to relax and sleep much easier.