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A review of 'At ease with your tics: A guided relaxation'

Posted on 19 August 2019 by Helen Robbins


We wanted to share this review of our audio Guided Relaxation from Jerry Gidner who lives in the USA.  

"I love this!  If you don’t know, it’s a guided meditation recording designed to help you control your tics.  It guides you to focus on the premonitory urges that precede a tic, and work to relax the muscles where you feel that urge.  It works for me.  I don’t know how it works.  But after I listen to it, I am much more able to identify the urge to tic, to feel the urge, to be aware of the urge, and then just not tic.

To be honest, I don’t listen to it as much as I should, or as much as I want to.  But that’s a function of all the other stuff going on in my life, not a flaw of the product.

A huge benefit, and also a warning:  it puts me to sleep!  I have never heard the entire thing in one sitting, because partway through I am out like a light.  I use it sometimes just for that purpose if I am having trouble nodding off.  So as the recording itself says, don’t listen when you are driving, or if you need to be alert.

One other benefit:  it’s inexpensive!  99 pence, which is something like a buck twenty American.  And that helps support Tourette’s Action.

So if you have tics, and want to give something a try, I wholeheartedly recommend that you buy this and give it a try."


Thanks Jerry!  We're so pleased to hear how helpful you find this resource.  If you want to personally experience our Guided Relaxation, visit our shop to purchase your copy.

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