To personalize: In the above sequence and throughout the tape, insert your first name into the blanks, and as you desire in other places. The inner mind pays special attention when your personal name is spoken.
Begin by listening to your breath now. Coming in, going out. Take yourself just a little bit deeper down into your breathing. As you breathe in you take in what you need for yourself, _______. The oxygen absorbed into the deep cellular structure of each and every organ. Without your even needing to direct it or think about it. As you breathe out you let go of carbon dioxide, toxins. Tension can just begin to flow out of you. A little more and a little more with each breath out.
And now you can, if you like, _________, take that just a bit deeper now. Breathing in all that you need for yourself. Oxygen, flowing easily nourishing your body now. Exhaling, breathing out what's not needed, carbon dioxide, tension worries can just begin to let go. You just don't need them right now. You can put aside the tension you don't need as you relax, as you listen to this tape now. An island of time, floating, carries you, like a hammock supporting you, ________, between two strong trees. And you don't need to go anywhere or do anything but just be. Supported by the hammock. Releasing into the strong support of the two trees now.
So that with your next breath, you can become aware of the breath traveling from your left shoulder, _______, right down through into the elbow and even deeper down through to the wrist and hand, right out the fingertips. So that your left arm now can just begin to let go, to relax a little more, and a little more on the inside without your even needing to think about it now. Your baby's arm also relaxes, baby's arms relaxing inside the waters, _________, inside your womb, now.