I listen to this, which is one of my favourites with the spoken version.
Bach Cello Suites.
Jane - do you have a link ?
I listen to Pink Floyd and then go and kick the cat! Only joking, music and painting are great calmers …
I keep my head down & avoid people…
but I may try the “Floyd / cat combo” in future.
You’ve lost me Simon…what kind of place is this ?
Just look for them on You Tube.
I have my own CD.
LOL! Specifically designed for self-flagellation - it’s amazing Bob!! Absolutely does the trick
Honestly though - I’ve avoided them most of my adult life, had a few memberships and thrown money down the drain.
Last May I saw a picture of me on a beach looking like a beached whale and decided to take action - boring stuff like diet and exercise but, this time it’s really worked and I feel pretty much sanctimonious
So now, 17kg lighter and much fitter I bloody love going to the gym - mostly cardio stuff, great value, met new people. I get a bit twitchy if I don’t go - can’t believe it lol First time in my life I’ve actually felt good about myself.
It’s a sort of “still life”… 'cos if you get to walk out after a session there… you’ve “still life” left in you (although it may be well hidden )
Work in the garden, sit in the garden watching the chickens, go for a solitary walk.
“Calm down” is rather emotive, but I know what you mean. A 5km run sorts me out perfectly.
As I am (very slowly!) recovering from a knee injury and have been unable to do any form of exercise (or anything really!) for four months now, I’ve been on a bit of an emotional seesaw, and have found the Calm app extremely helpful!
When I was ill and housebound my sister from Australia came over. She put the archers on my I pad … totally addicted
She also put bbc stories Link… brilliant .currently listening to a Hercules poirret agatha Christie story .
Relax in room, fan on , in dark and just relax and fall asleep, only problem is remembering at which point you fell asleep for the following evening
Long time ago found the only place to go to be able to escape from the worst of ‘the world’ is reconnecting with the source of ?energy? I came from.
I’m sure someone wrote about painting, a few days ago, perhaps it was you? I can’t find it.
Youtube has a good selection.
Oh, and avoiding SWMBO also works!