Chronic pain, stress reduction and relaxation resources

If you are wanting to learn more about stress reduction, relaxation and chronic pain, this section includes:

  • Stress Management Resources
  • Mindfulness Resources
  • Relaxation Resources
  • Free Worksheets


Stress Management Resources

  • Article:  NPC:  12 Quick Tips for Managing Stress (link)
  • Article:  IPC: Stress and Chronic Pain (link)
  • Factsheet:  CCI:  Stress and Anxiety (link)
  • Factsheet:  CCI:  Coping with Stress (link)
  • Factsheet:  TA:  Self-Care Tips (link)
  • Factsheet:  TA:  Stress Management Tips (link)
  • Factsheet:  TA:  Fight or Flight Response (link)
  • Factsheet:  TA:  Time Management Tips (link)
  • Factsheet:  TA:  Positive Steps to Wellbeing (link)
  • Factsheet:  TA:  Symptoms of Stress (link)


Mindfulness Resources

  • Article: APA: Mindfulness-based Stress Reduction (link)
  • Article:  NPC:  Relaxation, Mindfulness and Meditation (link)
  • Article:  TA:  The Benefits of Mindfulness (link)
  • Factsheet:  ACI:  Mindfulness (link)
  • Factsheet:  TA:  Mindfulness Skills (link)


Relaxation Resources

  • Article:  NPC:  Relaxation, Mindfulness and Meditation (link)
  • Factsheet:  ACI:  Progressive Muscle Relaxation (link)
  • Factsheet:  CCI: Progressive Muscle Relaxation (link)
  • Factsheet:  ACI:  Focused/Slow Breathing (link)
  • Factsheet:  CCI:  Breathing retraining (link)
  • Factsheet:  ACI:  Imagery (link)
  • Factsheet:  ACI:  Relaxation (link)
  • Article:  NIH:  Relaxation Techniques for Health (link)
  • Article:  Inner Health Studio:  Relaxation Techniques (link)
  • Article:  Chronic Pain Australia:  Relax (link)
  • Factsheet:  TA:  Relaxation Techniques (link)


Free Worksheets

  • Worksheet:  TA:  Mindfulness Exercises (link)
  • Worksheet:  TA:  Stress Exploration (link)
  • Worksheet:  TA:  Self-Care Tips (link)
  • Worksheet:  TA:  Family Mindfulness Schedule (link)
  • Worksheet:  TA:  Mindful Meditation (link)
  • Worksheet:  TA:  Progressive Muscle Relaxation Script (link)
  • Worksheet:  TA:  Stress Management (link)
  • Worksheet:  TA:  Problem Solving (link)
  • Worksheet:  TA:  Emotion Thermometers (link)
  • Worksheet:  CCI:  Fun Activities Catalogue (link)
  • Worksheet:  CCI:  Behavioural Activation Worksheet (Fun and Achievements) (link)
  • Worksheet:  CCI:  Healthy Me (link)
  • Worksheet:  TA:  Worry Exploration (link)
  • Worksheet:  TA:  Gratitude Exercises (link)
  • Worksheet:  CCI:  Daily Record of Your Breathing Rate (link)
  • Worksheet:  CCI:  Monitoring Your Relaxation Level (link)
  • Worksheet:  TA:  Recognising Stress (link)