How to reduce anxiety and Relax The Right Path From Chronic Discomfort


Deeply Relaxing Meditation, Manage Stress & Anxiety from Tinnitus, Chronic Pain, Chronic Illness

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Meditation for Physical Pain Relief. Calm Stress, Negativity, Chronic Pain, Injury, Illness

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Stress, Fatigue, and Chronic Pain

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How to reduce stress with the 2:1 breathing technique

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Sinett offers a few exercises and strategies he uses to reduce stress in his patients: Deep Breathing. Slowing down your breathing can help you relax. Sit, stand or lie down for this exercise. Breathe in for a count of 4, hold for a count of 4, then breathe out for a count of 4. Relaxation exercises calm your mind, reduce stress hormones in your blood, relax your muscles, and elevate your sense of well-being.

Using them regularly can lead to long-term changes in your body. Place your hands on your belly and relax your shoulders and feet. Close your eyes and take a deep breath in through your nose. Exhale through your mouth.

Calm your nervous system with the relaxation response The relaxation response directly counteracts reactions that increase distress, tension and pain. To get there, try diaphragmatic breathing. Chronic stress can rob you of your much-needed sleep by keeping you up worrying or not letting you relax. The APA suggested changing your sleep habits to allow your body to. Stress lowers your pain tolerance level, for example.

They also know that techniques to help your body and mind relax can alleviate stress, thus. Stress caused by pain. Understandably, patients with chronic pain want to focus on how to reduce pain. To some extent, this focus is helpful. There are indeed a number of lifestyle changes, such as mild aerobic exercise and regular relaxation exercises.

In one method of progressive muscle relaxation, you start by tensing and relaxing the muscles in your toes and progressively working your way up to your neck and head. You can also start with your head and neck and work down to your toes. Tense your muscles for about five seconds and then relax for 30 seconds, and repeat. 1. Learn deep breathing or meditation to help you relax.

2. Reduce stress in your life. Stress intensifies chronic pain. 3. Boost chronic pain relief with the natural endorphins from exercise.

4. Excessive and chronic anxiety is a potent root cause for an awful lot of back pain, probably neck pain,1 as well as virtually any other kind of chronic pain,2 and even a bizarre array of other physical symptoms3 (WebMD has a good complete list).

List of related literature:

Taichi, yoga, and therapeutic massage can also help relieve stress.

“Epilepsy: A Patient and Family Guide” by Orrin Devinsky, MD
from Epilepsy: A Patient and Family Guide
by Orrin Devinsky, MD
Springer Publishing Company, 2007

—Stress reduction techniques: • Biofeedback, yoga, hypnotherapy, and regular massage therapy treatments help.

“Linda Page's Healthy Healing: A Guide to Self-healing for Everyone” by Linda G. Rector-Page
from Linda Page’s Healthy Healing: A Guide to Self-healing for Everyone
by Linda G. Rector-Page
Traditional Wisdom, 2000

Approaches to stress management include exercise, yoga, T’ai Chi, prayer, meditation, massage therapy.

“The Clinician's Handbook of Natural Medicine E-Book” by Joseph E. Pizzorno, Michael T. Murray, Herb Joiner-Bey
from The Clinician’s Handbook of Natural Medicine E-Book
by Joseph E. Pizzorno, Michael T. Murray, Herb Joiner-Bey
Elsevier Health Sciences, 2008

Massage and other physical therapy, stress reduction.

“Textbook of Remedial Massage” by Sandra Grace, Jane Graves
from Textbook of Remedial Massage
by Sandra Grace, Jane Graves
Elsevier Health Sciences, 2019

about relaxation fatigue and psychotherapy, and sleep hygiene, and exercise.65 stress reduction/ Pharmacologic treatment of cancer pain may involve the use of nonopioid analgesics for mild to moderate pain and opioid analgesics for moderate to severe pain.

“The Breast E-Book: Comprehensive Management of Benign and Malignant Diseases” by Kirby I. Bland, Edward M. Copeland, V. Suzanne Klimberg
from The Breast E-Book: Comprehensive Management of Benign and Malignant Diseases
by Kirby I. Bland, Edward M. Copeland, V. Suzanne Klimberg
Elsevier Health Sciences, 2009

Stress reduction, relaxation techniques, massage therapy, acupressure, and exercise also have been found to be beneficial.

“Essentials of Human Diseases and Conditions” by Margaret Schell Frazier, RN, CMA, BS, Jeanette Drzymkowski, RN, BS
from Essentials of Human Diseases and Conditions
by Margaret Schell Frazier, RN, CMA, BS, Jeanette Drzymkowski, RN, BS
Elsevier Health Sciences, 2015

General massage and stress reduction methods seem to help breathing the most.

“Mosby's Fundamentals of Therapeutic Massage E-Book” by Sandy Fritz, Luke Fritz
from Mosby’s Fundamentals of Therapeutic Massage E-Book
by Sandy Fritz, Luke Fritz
Elsevier Health Sciences, 2020

Stress reduction, yoga, massage, biofeedback

“Adult-Gerontology Nurse Practitioner Certification Intensive Review: Fast Facts and Practice Questions, Second Edition” by Maria T. Codina Leik, MSN, APN, BC, FNP-C
from Adult-Gerontology Nurse Practitioner Certification Intensive Review: Fast Facts and Practice Questions, Second Edition
by Maria T. Codina Leik, MSN, APN, BC, FNP-C
Springer Publishing Company, 2013

Other effective stress reduction strategies stem from eastern cultures and include massage, acupuncture (which is particularly effective for reducing some types of pain such as lower back pain), and mindfulness meditation.

“Encyclopedia of Human Behavior” by Vilayanur S. Ramachandran
from Encyclopedia of Human Behavior
by Vilayanur S. Ramachandran
Elsevier Science, 2012

A pilot study evaluating mindfulness-based stress reduction and massage for the management of chronic pain.

“A Clinical Guide to the Treatment of the Human Stress Response” by George S. Everly, Jr., Jeffrey M. Lating
from A Clinical Guide to the Treatment of the Human Stress Response
by George S. Everly, Jr., Jeffrey M. Lating
Springer New York, 2019

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  • Thanks so much for this meditation❤️
    As I’ve shared before I have MS and some days, like today, my brain feels as if it hurts not a headache, but painful and disabling all the same. I was starting to struggle with remaining calm when I decided to try and engage with this vid. Found it very beneficial and restorative of my equilibrium.
    For myself this length is fine, as are your other shorter ones. As with others, I’d like to benefit from your longer meditations, however they’re generally too much of a struggle. MS damages the brain, in fact some experts consider it a form of dementia, so the ability to concentrate and engage can be somewhat limited. If I may say so, I’m glad this is shorter in duration as it allowed me to remain connected and finish it despite the full on ‘cog fog’ and pain. Appreciate it!

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  • I still have abit of anxiety and stress there but wow this breathing technique did something to help me feel better, thanks for this vid.

  • There are a few components to treatments for panic attacks. One place I discovered which succeeds in merging these is the Trevs Panic Fixer (check it out on google) it’s the most helpful plan i’ve heard of. look at all the incredible info.

  • There are several tips worth trying

    Don’t take stimulants like alcohol and caffeine

    Take part in relaxing activities

    Do regular exercises

    Join a self-help group

    (I discovered these and more ideas from Trevs panic fixer site )

  • This pandemic has created both physical and mental pain among the people. So, we should be very careful regarding our both physical and mental health. Start your day with listening to this inner peace music and meditation for positive energy. Listen to this music every morning and live a healthy and happy life.

  • This breathing techniques actually works better for me when I exhale through my mouth. Inhaling and exhaling through the nose only is a little restrictive, IMO.

  • Thank you Doctor Jo, for your great advice for relieving pain. We are happy to see our device included in this video. Silk’n Relief is designed for maximum pain alleviating results for many types of pain, and could even be used in conjunction with all the exercises you suggest.

  • These techniques are so garbage,

    You’re life is a mess and you can’t handle your stress? Just breathe and all of your problems will disappear

  • This year has everyone searching for a way to relieve stress. I made a video on how to become a pro at managing stress

  • Breathing always good as increases blood flow and that’s good always for every part of your body. Music and breathing always work. I listen to Soothing Hearts, a new channel, good music thus far.

  • Some of the best relaxation techniques I have read till now

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  • Dear Linda, thank you for another lovely meditation. I have been listening to your meditations for years on most days.
    I find your voice so calm and loving. Definitely my favourite to listen to.Thank you for all the time and effort you put into
    making these meditations. They are greatly appreciated

  • I go to bed and start thinking about that thing I saw of people spinning there head an d dying and My Brain is like “Try it” and I try it one time and I get scared and I start thinking what if it actually happened and then it gets me tempted to do it again

  • I can’t concentrate I have to deep clean my basements storage room and I moved everything and cleaned but I ran into spiders constantly. Spiders that are dangerous which made me stressed and just when I thought I was getting somewhere I notice there’s a huge mess on the outside of the stuff that I threw away and it’s everywhere and my desks are everywhere and the mop is dirty now and it’s 3 in the morning I should be sleeping but I’m up cleaning this bullshit while I’m hearing noises due to my stress paranoid

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  • Relaxation Techniques for Stress Relief
    To adequately battle pressure, you have to actuate your body’s regular unwinding reaction. Methods, for example, profound breathing, representation, contemplation, and yoga can help.

  • Debbie, you are My Angel. You have no idea how many times I watch this and breathe and calm down. Suffering from severe anxiety, i have been able to control the attacks with your help. Now working on preventing. My dog thanks you too, lol! THANK YOU SO VERY MUCH!! Mary ❤����

  • WOW! what a nice sounding lady,great advice>I used this last night to see if it would help my sleep and it did,still not 100% but so happy just to see it working.i will practice this every day to see how it works.Thanks so much!:-)))

  • These are some of the stress management techniques which I actualised in my life. Hope these are helpful to you. Click below:

  • Doctor Jo My mother is having chronic neck pain for 6 years she tried some medicine it received some pain but not full pls help with my mother

  • This video actually helped me!!

    I wish I remembered to do this before my doctors appointment.. I get so nervous that I cannot focus.

  • Thank you Dr Jo
    I used your hand video and realized how bad off one of my hands really was due to an old wrist injury. I’m worried that my body habits compensating for pain over the years has “worn” my joints in a bad way… is this possible? And if I start loosening things up can I reinjure my wrist?
    Update: I’ve researched my UNTREATED wrist injuries and discovered that both my ulna and radius were fractured and I had x-rays years later but the doctor was useless and explained nothing to me due to lack of insurance I’d bet. I want to thank you Dr Jo for helping me discover these limitations. I wouldn’t have researched this without your hand video. You’re great. I’ll be more careful with this wrist.

  • Great video content! Apologies for the intrusion, I am interested in your opinion. Have you considered Dinanlinson Rebooting Health Approach (should be on google have a look)? It is an awesome exclusive guide for getting rid of chronic fatigue syndrome without the normal expense. Ive heard some decent things about it and my old buddy Taylor after many years got great results with it.

  • How do u relax while a migraine is pulsing? I can relax parts such as my back shoulders but find it challenging to do so for migraine bc I also get very nauseous. Thx for any advice

  • Cheers for the video content! Excuse me for the intrusion, I would love your opinion. Have you tried Dinanlinson Rebooting Health Approach (search on google)? It is a smashing one off product for getting rid of chronic fatigue syndrome without the headache. Ive heard some great things about it and my m8 got cool results with it.

  • Linda, I am so deeply grateful that I just discovered your beautiful, powerful work. I have been struggling for two months with the physical and emotional pain of a lower back problem that is still in the process of being diagnosed so that I can get proper treatment. I have also had tinnitus for decades, and anxiety issues in general. I feel so vulnerable much of the time, especially in this Covid period, and lately I wake up almost every morning virtually trembling with anxiety. But this meditation, combined with my own breathing technique, really helped me to find calm to start my day. As others have said here, I find your voice and presence so soothing and reassuring. I especially appreciated it when you said that the steadiness is always there deep inside, just waiting for me to access it; and, to bring more loving kindness to myself was the perfect, most powerful way to end the meditation. I thank you so much. I have just subscribed, and I’m certain I will be listening to your meditations every day. Love and blessings to you…

  • I’m 5 months post op hip surgery. I didn’t think this session would work. But my pain is lessening and I’m feeling more relaxed
    I even managed zone out and the only colour I saw was deep indigo. Thank you ��

  • Sounds like someone read a Seth book or two! “The point of power is in the present” (not that Seth invented the concept, that is). Great vid, only you didn’t count us up from a deep place, Caroline! Other than that, it was very good and effective. Thanks for sharing your healing self! Wishing you all best!

  • I’m suffering from ulcerated colitis now and this video made me cry so much, but it feels so good to cry. I hope my positive thoughts can help facilitate healing

  • I just wanted to take a moment and say thank you! I just found your channel and it’s exactly what I’ve been looking for. I have Arthritic pain in my right knee and my right heel’s plantar fasciitis. I’ve been losing weight but it’s all been diet related. I have wanted to get back into exercising for so long. I used to be a treadmill junkie. I’ve started doing your chair workouts and I cannot thank you enough! There are so few people offering low impact workouts like these.

  • Cheers for the Video clip! Excuse me for chiming in, I would love your thoughts. Have you heard about Dinanlinson Rebooting Health Approach (erm, check it on google should be there)? It is an awesome exclusive guide for getting rid of chronic fatigue syndrome without the headache. Ive heard some unbelievable things about it and my BF at very last got astronomical success with it.

  • I have a lot of pain in my neck when I’m anxious. And I have anxiety constantly because I’m withdrawing from a benzodiazapine. I may have asked you this before, but if anxiety is caused by damaged gaba receptors during withdrawal, will these techniques still work? Thank you

  • thank you much needed after a fall from my shower ��
    (I have MS)
    I will be coming back to this.
    Would be nice with some soft music in the background though
    soothing for the mind and the body. Namaste ��

  • Dear Linda
    Thank you soooooo much for doing this meditation, thank you for listening, this is just beautiful as always.
    Can’t thank you enough, hugs ������������ Ali xxx

  • Thanks for sharing this post with all of us. These tips really helped in reducing my stress and anxiety. Also here i have an article on best natural ways to reduce stress. Check it out here:

  • Hi folks, if you can’t relax I suggest you listen to this video. The murmur of the river with the chirping of birds and melodies will help you relax in less than 1 hour.

  • This is just so beautiful. Thank you Linda and I have to say that just by hearing your voice instigates an oasis of inner calm with me and for that I’m truly grateful. I was just closing down for Friday and saw your video and just HAD to let it run such was the peacefulness of it all and now it’s Saturday at 0016am so have a beautiful weekend Linda. Peace and Blessings with Eternal Gratitude