Coronavirus Update: 28 March 2020 The impact the UK lockdown is having on many of those using the CBT for Tinnitus E-Programme is already apparent. For at least the duration of the lockdown, anyone using the Tinnitus E-Programme will be entitled to double the number of 1-1 appointments for their chosen package at no additional cost. This includes those currently using the course as well as any new registrants, both UK and international
Why Use Relaxation?
Without wishing to state the obvious - relaxation is the opposite of stress. What ever causes us stress, we CAN reverse the physical symptoms of stress, and it can be done simply, easily and quickly
The quickest - and you may think surprisingly - the MOST EFFECTIVE way of doing so is through attentional breath work. There is a multitude of breathing exercises easily found online. Of all of them, there is a specific breath work exercise that I have used with the many thousands of people - in particular those with distressing tinnitus - with whom I have worked during my long career as a Hearing Therapist and Psychotherapist in and outside of the NHS.
Feedback from users on the breath work exercise:
After 5 days of use: "This breathing exercise is definitely making me feel calmer"
After a week of use: "I can fall asleep quickly after the breathing"
Here's an animation video that explains how to do it and a little about what it does to our physiology and neurobiology: