Tension and relaxation, we need both in our lives.

When everything seems to run faster and faster and there is no time left for anything, this is the right time to look for suitable relaxation exercises for yourself. Here we have put together a few suggestions that might be interesting for some of you. Do you relax in a completely different way? Get in touch with us so that we can make your relaxation methods available to others!


Some swear by it, some have never tried it and others think they never will – but what does “never” mean? It is always worth a try!

Mindspo: Guided Bali Light Bath Waterfall Meditation for Self Love + Lower anxiety

Progressive Muscle Relaxation

Progressive muscle relaxation is simple but effective. It is also called Progressive Muscle Relaxation, or PMR for short. The American physiologist Edmund Jacobson developed it in the 1930s. It is called progressive because it involves different muscle groups in sections.

PositivePsychology: Progressive Muscle Relaxation: 10 Scripts for Effective PMR

Choosing Therapy: Progressive Muscle Relaxation: How It Works, Benefits, & Tips

Hosiptal for Special Surgery: Guided Progressive Muscle Relaxation

 Thearpist Aid: Progressive Muscle Relaxation Script

Autogenic Training

Everyone has probably heard of autogenic training. If you want to learn more about it, you will find many possibilities in libraries or bookshops, but of course also online. Here are two links for those who want to have a look:

Good Therapy: Autogenic Training

Katja Cahoon: Relaxing Autogenic Training (for insomnia and stress)


Imagination and fantasy journeys

Sometimes nothing helps but to escape into fantasy. If this is the case for you, click into an imagination or fantasy journey and switch off completely. Hopefully things will get better afterwards. And if that’s not the case, have a look here to see if there are any support possibilities that could be helpful to you!


Mental Health and Self-Care

Mental health and self-care are important topics in everyday student life. Learn from the stories and experiences of the students in the videos how they deal with it.

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