Coping with Stress and Tension

“These exercises are particularly helpful if you experience pain or tension in your body, or if you feel worried or anxious.  Many of the people coming to Solace have found they are helpful in making them feel calmer and to cope a bit better with the things that are happening to them.  You may find if you practice them regularly they become more effective.”

  • Butterfly Hug

  • Acupressure Face

    Acupressure Points Nick, Solace Pain & Trauma Therapist is demonstrating how someone else or you on your own can help yourself by pressing down on ‘pressure’ points to release muscular tension, especially around the neck and shoulders which can also help with headaches.

  • Coping with Stress

    Many refugees and asylum seekers feel stressed. This second video further develops your understanding the effects of stress and how to manage it

  • Going to sleep technique

  • Acupressure and relaxation

  • Progressive Muscle Relaxation

    Progressive Muscle Relaxation (PMR) involves progressively tensing and releasing various muscle groups to alleviate muscle tension and to calm the body and mind. Begin gently to see how much muscle tension you can cope with so you don strain yourself...more

  • Emotional Freedom Technique

    Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT) (Trauma Tapping Technique (TTT) This tapping technique involves tapping on specific points on your body and address distressing thoughts, feelings or body sensations. TTT involves simply thinking about the issues, while EFT includes words. It...more