Take a Break! - Guided Meditations for Stress Relief
By Meditation Oasis
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****Take a break now and let your stress melt away! ****
You can enjoy the deep relaxation, stress relief and benefits of meditation now with this app by Meditation Oasis™. Featuring two popular meditations from the the Meditation Oasis podcast, the app gives you the option to listen with or without music or nature sounds. You can also listen to the relaxing music and nature sounds alone.
WITH THIS APP YOU CAN:
RELAX EASILY and quickly as you are voice-guided step by step
CHOOSE from two relaxing audios:
Work Break Relaxation (7 min.)
Stress Relief Meditation (13 min.)
LISTEN with or without MUSIC or NATURE SOUNDS
READ instructions to support and enhance your experience
Get support on the Meditation Oasis website
Created by Mary Maddux, MS, HTP and Richard Maddux, best known for their popular Meditation Oasis podcast, CDs and smartphone apps.
Mary and Richard bring over 30 years of meditation practice and teaching to the creation of their guided meditations and music. In addition to teaching meditation, Mary has worked in both conventional and alternative settings as a counselor, stress management consultant and healing arts practitioner. Richard has played and composed music all of his life. His music is composed especially for meditation, relaxation and healing.
What's New in Version 11.2
minor bug fixes.
I enjoyed the speakers relaxing voice. However her technique did not help me relax. I feel that she encouraged me to keep focusing on the negative thoughts and pressure, rather than just observing them and letting them go. Ideally, she would instruct us to return our focus to the breathing and let go of the “pressure” (or just ignore it and let it be). Otherwise, if one continues to FEEL the pressure, it will bring more energy to the pressure (instead of drawing energy and attention AWAY from it). I am not suggesting one should suppress the pressure feelings, but we should not give it that much attention either. Returning to the breath is ideal. (as per Deepak Chopra and other wise meditators)
I think of her advice all day long!
I can hear her saying "things can be accomplished in a relaxed manner..." And I start to believe that maybe the high tension stress mode way of doing things is not the only way! But that's not what we are taught. We are taught to fight and stress and look busy. This mediation is good for so many issues. Not just stress. I am going to actually buy their other offerings.
I can finally sleep
For the past few weeks, I hadn't been sleeping,
And when I did sleep during that time, it was no longer than 4 hours. These hours were non consecutive hours also. I used this for the first time the other night and I fell asleep within 10 minutes. It's amazing! It calms me nearly immediately. I would recommend this to anybody who want to "take a break".
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- Category: Health & Fitness
- Updated: May 08, 2014
- Version: 11.2
- Size: 119 MB
- Language: English
- Seller: Meditation Oasis
- © 2011 Mary & Richard Maddux
Compatibility: Requires iOS 6.1 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. This app is optimized for iPhone 5.