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Anxiety – Ambient Underwater Relaxation

Sit back and relax while focusing on the gentle wave of the grasses and rise of bubbles while listening to the sounds of being deep underwater. Or, close your eyes and imagine you are far below the water’s surface in a magical world. Anxiety Ambient Underwater Relaxation is great for stress and anxiety relief or just a needed break in your busy day.

This video contains no beats or tones but may still have a meditative quality.  Do not listen while driving or operating heavy machinery. Take the stress and anxiety out of your day with Anxiety – Ambient Underwater Relaxation.

A lot of us feel stress every day.

Normally we experience what’s called Acute Stress which is short term and goes quickly away.  Acute stress is usually caused by stress factors called “Stressors” such as when you have a sudden scare like when a bee flies in your face or a spider is next to you.  Stressors trigger your fight or flight response.

Chronic stress, however, is one of the most dangerous states for us to be in.  Chronic stress can cause serious health problems including hidden problems like:

  • Heart Disease
  • High blood pressure
  • Autoimmune Disease

But stress can also present itself as physical symptoms such as:

  • Weight gain or loss
  • Obesity
  • Diarrhea or constipation
  • Frequent aches and pains
  • Sexual problems
  • Menstrual problems
  • Trouble sleeping
  • Depression or anxiety
  • Headaches

Someone under chronic stress could experience:

  • Angry outbursts
  • Feelings of being overwhelmed
  • Irritability or anger
  • Sadness or depression
  • Social withdrawal
  • Changes in sex drive
  • Fatigue
  • Chest pain
  • Lack of motivation and focus

Chronic stress can be brought on by stressors such as those relating to money problems, difficulties with school or work, and unhappy relationships. It brings on feelings of frustration, anger, nervousness, or hopelessness.

Amazingly, we don’t consider chronic stress as a factor when we experience the above symptoms.  Most of the time we blame an illness such as colds, flu, even allergies as the cause.

More and more studies are finding that daily meditation practice is important for lowering stress and anxiety, decreasing blood pressure, improving sleep, and your overall health.  Ambient sounds are a great tool to use while meditating to help you achieve a more relaxed state.  Using ambient sounds like water can bring your mind down to a slower state similar to those which you experience while watching your favorite tv show when you are in that twilight between awake and sleep, and even a deep sleep state.  Science is finding that listening to music also can help you relax even more and improve your stress and anxiety

There are so many ways to meditate and it doesn’t require you to spend a lot of time doing it.  Just taking five minutes a day to stop and breathe goes a long way to helping reduce chronic stress.  Studies also show that soft, soothing music is one of the best ways to reduce stress, lower your heart rate, blood pressure, and reduce your cortisol levels.

Disclaimer:

Although this video doesn’t contain binaural beats or isochronic tones, the sounds of water can be meditative and should not be used when driving or operating heaving machinery.

 

 

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