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The 'Relax for a while' YouTube channel is your ultimate destination for a restful night's sleep! Immerse yourself in my bedtime stories, audiobooks and guided sleep relaxations designed to help you fall asleep. Relax and unwind as I calmly narrate relaxing tales carefully selected to transport you into a blissful sleep.

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I'm Joanne, the creator of this YouTube sleep aid channel. Having personally suffered from insomnia for many years, I understand the importance of a good night's sleep. That's what inspired me to create this channel. Here at 'Relax for a while,' you'll relax and get sleepy in the gentle cadence of my narrations and sleep relaxations, helping ease your mind and guide you into a restful sleep.

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7 HRS of Uninterrupted Storytelling/ Sleepy Fairytales Audiobook (Vol 2) / Sleep All Night Long!

7 HRS of Uninterrupted Storytelling/ Sleepy Fairytales Audiobook (Vol 2) / Sleep All Night Long!

Enjoy 7 HRS of uninterrupted storytelling! Sleepy Fairytales Audiobook (Vol 2) to help you sleep all night long! Drift off to sleep and stay asleep while listening to some common bedtime fairytales such as Snow White and Tom Thumb as well as some not so known tales such as The Springtide of Love, The Sea King's Daughter and more! So just lay back, relax and enjoy 7 HRS of back to back reading all night long. Sweet dreamzzz... Joanne :) Time Stamps: 00:00:00 The Six Swans (The Brother's Grimm) 00:14:18 Snow White (The Brother's Grimm) 00:32:12 The Springtide of Love (Mrs. Egerton Eastwick) 01:00:30 The Adventures of Florian (Henry Beston) 01:27:45 The Bird of Truth (Andrew Lang) 01:54:06 The Elder Bush (Hans Christian Anderson) 02:16:47 The Elfin Knight (Adam and Eleanor Skinner) 02:27:28 The Courteous Prince (Adam and Eleanor Skinner) 02:36:30 The Emperors New Clothes (Hans Christian Anderson) 02:51:18 The Flower Queen's Daughter (Andrew Lang) 03:08:07 The Frog Prince (Brother's Grimm Version) 03:18:36 The Girl and the Whirl Winds (Bulgarian Fairytale) 03:30:20 The Magician's Horse (Andrew Lang) 03:54:01 The Maiden of the Mountain (Henry Beston) 04:19:42 The Princess Mouse (Retelling by Aaron Shepherd) 04:34:21 The Sea King's Daughter (Retelling by Aaron Shepherd) 04:47:22 The Werewolf (Swedish Fairytale from Swedish Fairy Book) 05:17:18 Tom Thumb 05:35:19 The Ugly Duckling (Hans Christian Anderson) 06:04:12 The Velveteen Rabbit (Margery Williams) Attributions Music in all episodes has been legally licensed via https://www.epidemicsound.com All stories reside in the public domain and names of authors listed beside each story chapter Thumbnail and video visuals via https://www.picmonkey.com and https://https://filmora.wondershare.com and https://www.stock.adobe.com and https://www.pixabay.com SAFETY DISCLAIMER: The content on this video is for entertainment purposes only. Nothing herein is intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any mental and physical disease. This video is not meant to be a replacement for medical, psychological or professional counselling. Please do not listen to this recording while driving or operating any machinery. Only listen when you can relax safely. ___________________________________________________________________________________ ๐Ÿ™ SUPPORT THE CHANNEL ๐Ÿ™ https://patreon.com/relaxforawhile https://paypal.me/relaxforawhile LISTEN TO MY BEDTIME STORIES ON SPOTIFY https://open.spotify.com/show/46K82GGDc0kT0A7VhHrWqg LISTEN TO MY BEDTIME STORIES ON APPLE https://podcasts.apple.com/ca/podcast/drift-off-bedtime-stories-for-sleep/id1550944310 LISTEN TO MY BEDTIME STORIES & GUIDED MEDITATIONS ON INSIGHT TIMER https://insighttimer.com/relaxforawhile ACCESS EXCLUSIVE BEDTIME STORIES Access bonus 'ad-free' bedtime stories that are not available on YouTube every other Thursday for your relaxation and enjoyment! https://www.driftoff.supercast.com OR https://www.patreon.com/relaxforawhile PODCAST WEBSITE https://driftoffpodcast.com CONTENT FOUND ON THIS CHANNEL All bedtime stories reside in the public domain. Sleep Hypnosis, ASMR & relaxation videos are original content by Joanne D'Amico Narrated, produced & recorded by Joanne D'Amico Edited and produced in Adobe Audition and Wondershare Filmora. EQUIPMENT USED Shure sm7B microphone Rodcaster Pro Sony Camera ZV-1 ___________________________________________________________________________________ #bedtimestory #audiobooks #sleeppodcast
Progressive Muscle Relaxation for the Management of Anxiety & Stress (finally back up & reuploaded!)

Progressive Muscle Relaxation for the Management of Anxiety & Stress (finally back up & reuploaded!)

This is a 'progressive muscle relaxation'. Progressive muscle relaxation (a.k.a. PMR) is an effective relaxation technique that has been scientifically researched by the medically community and is extremely effective in the management of anxiety, stress, tension and insomnia. It involves tensing and relaxing all the muscles of the body progressively from head to toe to help induce a deep state of relaxation. When you experience deep physical relaxation, your mind automatically becomes more relaxed. The original video (2015) unfortunately was deleted during the demonetization and I was not able to get it back. Fortunately I had the script saved and was able to re-record it and reupload it for you again. I hope you find this helpful! Attributions Thumbnail image https://www.pixabay.com Video Visuals https://filmora.wondershare.net/ Music 'Adrift' by Christopher Lloyd Clarke SAFETY DISCLAIMER: The content on this video is for entertainment purposes only. Nothing herein is intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any mental and physical disease. This video is not meant to be a replacement for medical, psychological or professional counselling. Please do not listen to this recording while driving or operating any machinery. Only listen when you can relax safely. ___________________________________________________________________________________ ๐Ÿ™ SUPPORT THE CHANNEL ๐Ÿ™ https://patreon.com/relaxforawhile https://paypal.me/relaxforawhile โค SLEEP PRODUCTS I ABSOLUTELY LOVE โค ( I receive a little commission if you use the links) 1.Benemax Melatonin Sugar Free Sleep Gummies (OMG these are sooo good!!!) https://amzn.to/3PTQ7l2 2. Sleep Phones (Pajamas for your ears!) https://www.sleepphones.com/?aff=780 3. Sleepy Time Tea (OMG this tea really works!) https://amzn.to/3bdZddD LISTEN TO MY BEDTIME STORIES ON SPOTIFY https://open.spotify.com/show/46K82GGDc0kT0A7VhHrWqg LISTEN TO MY BEDTIME STORIES ON APPLE PODCASTS https://podcasts.apple.com/ca/podcast/drift-off-bedtime-stories-for-sleep/id1550944310 PREMIUM ACCESS TO 2 BONUS STORIES PER MONTH **while enjoying an ad free listening experience of ALL the bedtime story episodes** https://www.driftoff.supercast.com https://www.patreon.com/relaxforawhile PODCAST WEBSITES https://bedtimestoriesforsleep.com https://driftoffbedtimestoriesforsleep.buzzsprout.com CHANNEL WEBSITE https://relaxforawhile.com CONNECT https://facebook.com/relaxforawhile (YT Channel) https://www.instagram.com/driftoffbedtimestories (Podcast) CONTENT FOUND ON THIS CHANNEL All bedtime stories reside in the public domain. Sleep Hypnosis, ASMR & relaxation videos are original content by Joanne D'Amico Narrated, produced & recorded by Joanne D'Amico Edited and produced in Adobe Audition and Wondershare Filmora. EQUIPMENT USED Shure sm7B microphone Rodcaster Pro Sony Camera ZV-1 ___________________________________________________________________________________ #bedtimestory #sleephypnosis #relaxforawhile
3 HR Audiobook LITTLE HOUSE IN THE BIG WOODS (Book 1 Little House Series) Uninterrupted Storytelling

3 HR Audiobook LITTLE HOUSE IN THE BIG WOODS (Book 1 Little House Series) Uninterrupted Storytelling

Welcome to this 3HR audiobook of LITTLE HOUSE IN THE BIG WOODS, uninterrupted storytelling for sleep & relaxation. Escape to the enchanting world of Laura Ingalls Wilder with this immersive 3HR audiobook, expertly crafted to guide you into a serene and restful sleep. Allow the gentle narration to transport you to the peaceful log cabin in the Wisconsin woods, where the Ingalls family's everyday adventures come to life. Let the timeless tales of family, love, and simplicity gently guide you into the realm of dreams. The comforting familiarity of the narrative will create a perfect backdrop for sleep and relaxation. The gentle and melodic narration, make this sleepy audiobook the perfect companion for winding down after a long day. Whether you're a fan of the original "Little House" series or a newcomer to Laura Ingalls Wilder's world, this audio experience promises to be a tranquil and dream-inducing journey. So click play, close your eyes, and let the tales of the past weave a tapestry of tranquility to help you drift off into a world of dreams. I hope you enjoy! Sweet dreams and goodnight! Your friend, Joanne๐ŸŒ™ Want more from The Little House Series? 2nd Book -'Little House on the Prairie' https://youtu.be/ZRmXQb6e3e4 (goes live Wednesday Jan 17/24) *I will be uploading more from the series so stay tuned! [CONTENT WARNING: There is imagery of animals being killed in a few of the chapters of this audiobook because the theme of this story leans towards the reality and the challenges of pioneer life.] Attributions: Little House in the Big Woods by Laura Ingalls Wilder (resides in the Public Domain) Music in the intro is 'Tranquility Lane' by Dawn Dawn Dawn via https://www.epidemicsound.com Video Thumbnail and visuals https://www.picmonkey.com and https://https://filmora.wondershare.com and https://www.stock.adobe.com Chapters: 00:00:00 Introduction 00:01:30 Chapter 1 Little House in the Big Woods 00:24:31 Chapter 2 Winter Days and Winter Nights 00:37:39 Chapter 3 The Long Rifle 00:50:09 Chapter 4 Christmas 01:12:07 Chapter 5 Sundays 01:25:22 Chapter 6 Two Big Bears 01:41:51 Chapter 7 The Sugar Snow 01:53:53 Chapter 8 Dance at Grandpa's 02:18:47 Chapter 9 Going to Town 02:40:45 Chapter 10 Summer Time 03:01:21 Chapter 11 Harvest 03:13:47 Chapter 12 The Wonderful Machine 03:30:54 Chapter 13 The Deer in the Wood SAFETY DISCLAIMER: The content on this video is for entertainment purposes only. Nothing herein is intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any mental and physical disease. This video is not meant to be a replacement for medical, psychological or professional counselling. Please do not listen to this recording while driving or operating any machinery. Only listen when you can relax safely. ___________________________________________________________________________________ ๐Ÿ™ SUPPORT THE CHANNEL ๐Ÿ™ https://patreon.com/relaxforawhile https://paypal.me/relaxforawhile LISTEN TO PODCAST VERSIONS ON SPOTIFY https://open.spotify.com/show/46K82GGDc0kT0A7VhHrWqg LISTEN TO PODCAST VERSIONS ON APPLE https://podcasts.apple.com/ca/podcast/drift-off-bedtime-stories-for-sleep/id1550944310 LISTEN TO EXCLUSIVE BEDTIME STORIES ON PREMIUM PODCAST (Supercast) Enjoy a new bedtime story every other Thursday, completely ad-free and intro-free https://www.driftoff.supercast.com MY FREE PODCAST (Buzzsprout) https://driftoffbedtimestoriesforsleep.buzzsprout.com PODCAST WEBSITE https://driftoffpodcast.com CONTENT FOUND ON THIS CHANNEL All bedtime stories reside in the public domain. Sleep Hypnosis, ASMR & relaxation videos are original content by Joanne D'Amico Narrated, produced & recorded by Joanne D'Amico Edited and produced in Adobe Audition and Wondershare Filmora. EQUIPMENT USED Shure sm7B microphone Rodcaster Pro Sony Camera ZV-1 ___________________________________________________________________________________ #bedtimestory #sleephypnosis #relaxforawhile
Soothing Sleep Hypnosis for Anxiety Relief w Hypnotic Female Voice *REAL CERTIFIED HYPNOTIST*

Soothing Sleep Hypnosis for Anxiety Relief w Hypnotic Female Voice *REAL CERTIFIED HYPNOTIST*

PLEASE READ DISCLAIMER DOWN BELOW BEFORE WATCHING THIS VIDEO: Hello! I'm Joanne and I'm a certified hypnotist :) I hope you enjoy this soothing sleep hypnosis that is designed for anxiety relief. This version includes soft background music. This sleep hypnosis is guided with a soft hypnotic female voice who is a real certified hypnotist. This "real" hypnosis for sleep is delivered with a soft hypnotic voice an is designed to help create feelings of comfort and safety while also helping you drift off to sleep. If you are feeling anxious, this comforting sleep hypnosis with female voice will help you feel better. This soothing sleep hypnosis helps you use the power of your own mind to create your safe place where you will feel calm, safe, secure and at ease. Be sure to watch all the way through until the end and tomorrow you will awaken feeling refreshed, calm and wonderful in every way! I promise! :-) Attributions: Background music 'Shimmering Waves' by jjessep (via Pond5) Thumbnail image https://www.stock.adobe.com/ca PLEASE NOTE: If you enjoy ASMR, check out the ASMR version of this hypnosis by following the link: https://youtu.be/MJ78fmHv2Do DISCLAIMER: Nothing herein is intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any mental and physical disease. Hypnosis is not meant to be a replacement for medical, psychological or professional counselling. You should always contact your physician and/or mental health professional if you have an ongoing, chronic, persistent physical or mental health issue prior to consulting with a certified hypnotist. Hypnosis is used as a tool to motivate clients and reprogram negative, unhealthy, unwanted behaviors, attitudes and beliefs to help improve self-esteem, reduce stress, relieve anxious feelings and worries, among many other applications of a non-medical nature. SAFETY DISCLAIMER: The content on this video is for entertainment purposes only. Nothing herein is intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any mental and physical disease. This video is not meant to be a replacement for medical, psychological or professional counselling. Please do not listen to this recording while driving or operating any machinery. Only listen when you can relax safely. ___________________________________________________________________________________ SUPPORT THE CHANNEL https://patreon.com/relaxforawhile https://paypal.me/relaxforawhile LISTEN TO MY BEDTIME STORIES ON SPOTIFY https://open.spotify.com/show/46K82GGDc0kT0A7VhHrWqg LISTEN TO MY BEDTIME STORIES ON APPLE PODCASTS https://podcasts.apple.com/ca/podcast/drift-off-bedtime-stories-for-sleep/id1550944310 PODCAST WEBSITES https://bedtimestoriesforsleep.com https://driftoffbedtimestoriesforsleep.buzzsprout.com CHANNEL WEBSITE https://relaxforawhile.com CONNECT https://facebook.com/relaxforawhile CONTENT FOUND ON THIS CHANNEL All content on this channel is narrated, produced & recorded by Joanne D'Amico Edited and produced in Adobe Audition and Wondershare Filmora. All bedtime stories reside in the public domain Sleep Hypnosis, ASMR & relaxation videos are original content by Joanne D'Amico **Any background music and visuals are legally licensed (original and/or adapted) from https://www.pond5.com/ https://www.storyblocks.com/ https://enlightenedaudio.com/ https://www.audiojungle.net https://www.pixabay.com/ https://stock.adobe.com/ca/ https://www.picmonkey.com YouTube audio library EQUIPMENT USED Shure sm7B microphone Rodcaster Pro Sony Camera ZV-1 ___________________________________________________________________________________ #bedtimestory #sleephypnosis #relaxforawhile
๐Ÿ’ค Fairytale Sleep Stories ๐Ÿ’ค Drift Off to Cozy Sleep Stories & Soothing Rain Sounds for 4 Hours โ˜”๏ธ

๐Ÿ’ค Fairytale Sleep Stories ๐Ÿ’ค Drift Off to Cozy Sleep Stories & Soothing Rain Sounds for 4 Hours โ˜”๏ธ

Welcome to the first story of 2024!! Let's fall asleep to Fairytale Sleep Stories together! I can't wait to see you all there!! We will drift off to a collection of cozy sleep stories and soothing rain sounds for 4 hours. A total of 8 classic fairytales paired with soothing rain sounds to create the perfect ambience for a peaceful slumber. Immerse yourself in the calming narration of these timeless tales that transport you to a world of magic and wonder. Accompanying these relaxing tales is the gentle pitter patter of rain drops creating a cozy atmosphere that lulls you into a restful sleep. The rhythmical melody of the rain and soft background music serve as a natural sleep aid that hush background noises thereby promoting a tranquil escape essential for deep uninterrupted sleep. This 4 hour sleep aid ensures you have enough time to unwind, relax and drift off into a blissful sleep. Press play, close your eyes, and allow your imagination to take you far away to dreamland where peaceful slumber awaits! Sweet dreams! Your friend, Joanne โค๏ธ 00:00:00 Introduction 00:02:03 Relaxation 00:03:14 Jack and the Beanstalk 00:15:44 Puss in Boots 00:27:56 Rumpelstiltskin 00:36:10 The Elves and the Shoemaker 00:41:30 The Pied Piper 00:50:55 The Emperor's New Clothes 01:05:23 The Selfish Giant 01:17:15 Tom Thumb 01:33:11 Relaxation 01:36:09 Sleep sounds Attributions *intro music used with subscription music license via https://www.epidemicsound.com *narration music โ€˜Shimmering Wavesโ€™ by JJessep and used with purchased license via https://www.pond5.com *all fairytale stories reside in the public domain *rain sounds via YouTube audio library *video visuals and thumbnails created by Joanne via purchased licenses & software WANT NO ADS? JOIN ME ON PATREON! ENJOY AD-FREE VIEWERSHIP & ACCESS WEEKLY BONUS EPISODES! โค๏ธ https://patreon.com/relaxforawhile SAFETY DISCLAIMER: The content on this video is for entertainment purposes only. Nothing herein is intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any mental and physical disease. This video is not meant to be a replacement for medical, psychological or professional counselling. Please do not listen to this recording while driving or operating any machinery. Only listen when you can relax safely. ๐Ÿ™ SUPPORT THE CHANNEL ๐Ÿ™ https://patreon.com/relaxforawhile LISTEN TO MY BEDTIME STORIES ON APPLE https://podcasts.apple.com/ca/podcast/drift-off-bedtime-stories-for-sleep/id1550944310 LISTEN TO MY BEDTIME STORIES ON SPOTIFY https://open.spotify.com/show/46K82GGDc0kT0A7VhHrWqg LISTEN TO MY BEDTIME STORIES ON INSIGHT TIMER https://insighttimer.com/relaxforawhile ACCESS EXCLUSIVE BEDTIME STORIES Subscribe to Drift Off Premium and access bonus 'ad-free' bedtime stories that are not available on YouTube every other Thursday for your relaxation and enjoyment! https://apple.co/48EnX6N https://www.driftoff.supercast.com https://www.patreon.com/relaxforawhile PODCAST WEBSITE https://driftoffpodcast.com CONTENT FOUND ON THIS CHANNEL All bedtime stories reside in the public domain. Hypnosis, guided relaxation scripts (before, during or after story narrations) are written, narrated, produced & recorded by Joanne D'Amico Edited and produced in Adobe Audition and Wondershare Filmora. EQUIPMENT USED Shure sm7B microphone Rodcaster Pro Sony Camera ZV-1 #bedtimestories #audiobooks #forsleep
PMR (Progressive Muscle Relaxation) to Help Release Tension, Relieve Anxiety or Insomnia

PMR (Progressive Muscle Relaxation) to Help Release Tension, Relieve Anxiety or Insomnia

This PMR (progressive muscle relaxation) technique will help you release tension, relieve anxiety, manage panic attacks, or insomnia. It is good for everyone, all ages, even kids. PMR (progressive muscle relaxation) is a well researched relaxation technique that is often used and prescribed as a medical treatment for insomnia, anxiety, headaches, stress relief, panic attacks, along with many many other health benefits. Simply google it and you will find lots of info online. PMR (progressive muscle relaxation ) is a wonderful relaxation technique that helps induce a deep state of muscle relaxation. Physical relaxation leads to mental relaxation and mental calmness. PMR is known to be very effective in helping reduce anxiety, stress, muscle tension and it is wonderful in the management of insomnia. CAUTION: Please avoid doing this audio if you have hypertension. Be very careful with the amount of tension you apply to any areas that are sensitive to injury or pain like the neck, shoulders, and back. Please listen to the instructions carefully at the beginning of the audio if this is your first time trying PMR. This relaxation technique involves actively tensing various muscle groups. Please use less tension over any area of your body that is sensitive to pain and injury. Please note that vulnerable areas like the jaw, neck or back can be easily injured if too strong of a contraction is applied. Attributions Background music "Adrift" by Christopher Lloyd Clarke https://enlightenedaudio.com Thumbnail and video visuals https://www.pixabay.com SAFETY DISCLAIMER: The content on this video is for entertainment purposes only. Nothing herein is intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any mental and physical disease. This video is not meant to be a replacement for medical, psychological or professional counselling. Please do not listen to this recording while driving or operating any machinery. Only listen when you can relax safely. ________________________________________________________________________________________ SUPPORT THE CHANNEL https://patreon.com/relaxforawhile https://paypal.me/relaxforawhile LISTEN TO MY BEDTIME STORIES ON SPOTIFY https://open.spotify.com/show/46K82GG... LISTEN TO MY BEDTIME STORIES ON APPLE PODCASTS https://podcasts.apple.com/ca/podcast... PODCAST WEBSITES https://bedtimestoriesforsleep.com https://driftoffbedtimestoriesforslee... CHANNEL WEBSITE https://relaxforawhile.com CONNECT https://facebook.com/relaxforawhile CONTENT FOUND ON THIS CHANNEL All bedtime stories reside in the public domain. Sleep Hypnosis, ASMR & relaxation videos are original content by Joanne D'Amico Narrated, produced & recorded by Joanne D'Amico Edited and produced in Adobe Audition and Wondershare Filmora **Any background music and visuals are legally licensed (original and/or adapted) from https://www.pond5.com/ https://www.storyblocks.com/ https://enlightenedaudio.com/ https://www.audiojungle.net https://www.pixabay.com/ https://stock.adobe.com/ca/ https://www.picmonkey.com YouTube audio library EQUIPMENT USED Shure sm7B microphone Rodcaster Pro Sony Camera ZV-1 ___________________________________________________________________________________ #bedtimestory #sleephypnosis #relaxforawhile
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