The Preferred Rewards Gold Card is packed with benefits, privileges and upgrades to help you have the best possible travel experience. New research has revealed that almost half of us (47%)* struggle to ‘switch-off’ when on holiday. With this in mind American Express® has partnered with Vedic meditation expert, Will Williams, to devise the Switch Off meditation series. Through four podcasts, designed to help you relax and unwind, the series will help you to make the most of every minute you are away.
Before listening to each podcast make sure that you are sat comfortably and are free from any distractions
- Step 1 - Visualisation meditation. Seven days prior to departure listen to this and learn visualisation techniques. This meditation helps you capture the relaxed feeling of being away whilst combating existing stress and tension
- Step 2 - Deep breathing. Four days prior to your departure, listen to this podcast to learn deep breathing exercises that will help to relax your body; ensuring that you feel calm and balanced ahead of your trip
- Step 3 - Mindful awareness. Listen to this the day before you depart. The calming mindful awareness exercises in this podcast will help prepare brain and body to soak in the sights, smells, tastes and experiences of your upcoming trip
- Step 4 - Mindful mantra. Listen on the day of departure. Incorporating all the skills learnt from the previous podcasts, this final meditation will help to ensure that you arrive at your destination calm, energised and ready to get immersed in your holiday.