Relaxation techniques

Below are some ideas to help with relaxation suggested by the Buckinghamshire SEND Youth Forum

What helps me relax

  • Massage
  • Meditation/mindfulness
  • Sitting in a quiet room
  • Listening to music
  • Reading a book
  • Playing a game
  • Going for a walk
  • Warm bath or shower
  • Being with family and friends
  • Taking care of a pet
  • Watching TV
  • Seeing a film
  • Cleaning
  • Drawing/art
  • Reading comics/magazines
  • People watching
  • Playing an instrument
  • Cooking
  • Walking the dog
  • Exercising
  • Talking to people
  • Thinking about good memories
  • Playing sports


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Page last reviewed: 2 March, 2023