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Bump!

I love PMR and I often use it when I am having trouble sleeping.

Has anyone tried PMR? How do you like it?

What techniques do you use to relax or help you to fall asleep?

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You mean my ears aren't supposed to rest on my shoulders :-) That first one sounds like electro shock therapy.

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Vincenza,
Thanks for reminding me, since I've been so tired I fall into bed some nights, but it's a healthy kind of tired
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Your Back: Gently arch your back to tense the muscles of your lower back. If you have lower back problems skip this part. Hold for a count of 10 then relax for a count of 20.

Your Chest and Stomach
Take a deep breath and tense all of the muscles of your chest and stomach. Hold for a count of 10 then breath out and relax to a count of 20. Repeat.

Your Shoulders
Try to touch your ears with your shoulders to tense the muscles of your shoulders. Squeeze the muscles for a count of 10 then relax for a count of 20. Repeat.

Stretch your upper arms backwards, as if you were trying to touch your shoulder blades together. Hold for a count of 10 then relax for a count of 20. Repeat.


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