Switch off, tune out
You know how easy it is for your thoughts to spiral out of control. This exercise is about reversing the process; with a bit of direction, you can rein in your thoughts and think yourself calmer.
Imagine you are standing under a waterfall – recent research says the most relaxing way to drop off is being near a waterfall. A stream of water (warm or cool) gently cascades over your head, running downwards over the outside of your body, taking with it tensions and negative thoughts, which soak into the ground. Repeat three times. Next imagine the water is entering the crown of your head, and running through your body. Use your imagination to visualise its force cleansing your organs, joints digestive tract ...