Is anyone using any of the varieties of stress reducing/controlling methods such as meditation, mindfulness , binaural beats and self-hypnosis that are prolific on Youtube and elsewhere on the internet?
I have used the following to some good effect most if not all of which requires headphones -
I would be interested to learn if anyone with cancer has found some modality or method they use to alleviate, deal with or control stress.
I haven't tried these but they might be good for my Mum, thanks for sharing them!
I know she tries to do simple yoga when she can and even a simple walk with some of her favourite music is a great way for her to destress.
I sincerely hope any one or a few do help your Mum.
May I suggest you look into guided Mindfulness tools and refer them to your Mum.
Essentially mindfullness is a meditation tool to manage stress by enouraging meditation and bring focus of the participant to the present moment as we can only live in the present - not the past nor the future.
Here is a couple of other links to aid a beginner in mindful meditation -
I use the insight timer app for meditation and support, I find I have to do this daily or more to reduce anxiety and stress, I also use mindfulness walking as another great way to destress.
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