Virtual Relaxation Place

Welcome to our Relaxation Place. You will find links to articles, guided imagery, meditation sites and apps. These simple exercises can help you develop a practice of stress reduction and mindfulness. Take time for yourself. You will find the benefits of taking a few minutes to relax will give you more energy and better concentration as you continue your day. To learn more meditations come to Thursday Meditation in 42 Bellarmine Road at 4 p.m.

Mindful Meditation

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Feeling stressed, anxious and rushed?
Learn techniques to calm your mind and increase wellness

Wednesdays from 4:15-5 p.m.
No reservation necessary
54 Bellarmine Hall

Sponsored by Counselling & Psychological Services
For more information, call (203) 254-4000 ext. 2146

Stress Management

Progressive Relaxation (audio)
Progressive Relaxation 2 (audio)
More Progressive Relaxation (audio)
Reduce Stress
Stop Worrying

Sleep Better

Bedtime Meditation (audio)
Sleep Technique (audio)

Meditation & Mindfulness

Benefits of Meditation
Increasing Creativity with Meditation
Beginning Your Practice (video)
One-Minute Meditation (video)
Breathe Awareness (audio)
Wheel of Awareness - Dan Siegel (audio)

Test Anxiety

Reduce Test Anxiety (audio)

Apps for Meditation & Mindfulness

Transform Your Life: A Year of Awareness Practice by Cherri Huber
provides 365 days of inspirational quotes, encouragement, and daily assignments supporting awareness practice.

Mindfulness Meditation: Guided meditations ranging from 5 to 40 minutes;
includes an (audio) guide to meditation.

Relax and Sleep Well: Guided relaxation.

Simply Being Guided Meditation: Provides voice-guided step-by-step meditation instructions. Listen to the meditation with or without music and choose your own meditation length of 5, 10, 15, or 20 minutes.
Simply Being For iPhone and iPad
Simply Being for Android

Breathe2Relax: A stress management tool which provides detailed information about the effects of stress on the body and instructions and practice exercises to help users learn the stress management skill called diaphragmatic breathing.

Apps for Mood Tracking & CBT Tools for Anxiety

eCBT Mood: Helps people who are feeling down or depressed to feel better by using the scientific principles of cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT).

Track and Share: Track your mood, improve your habits, get things done, manage your health, practice gratitude; very versatile and useful app.