A simple step-by-step system for stressed-out people to quickly feel better and permanently gain control over stress
Most stress management programs are just a collection of guided meditations to help treat symptoms of stress.
The Terra Firma app doesn’t just ease symptoms but gives you tools to prevent stress permanently.
It’s Time to Do Something that will Make a Difference
2. Download the app
3. Gain Permanent Control over Your Stress
Your Terra Firma App Registration Includess
- RELEASE foundational stress management training
- Access to dozens of classes, and workshops from Michael Olpin, PhD.
- Audio versions of all of Michael’s classes and workshops to listen on the go
- Guided relaxation exercises to help you quickly turn off your stress
- Guided sleep meditations to help you fall asleep quickly and stay asleep through the night
- “Ask the Expert” area
- Digital workbooks
- Audio and video of digital workbooks
- Guided minute meditations to help you quickly relax
- Experiential activities to reinforce guided learning
- Monthly webinars
- Regular email messages to keep you motivated and focused
- BONUS MATERIALS: Digital and Audio versions of Michael’s stress management workbook for athletes and performers
- More excellent tools and training coming every month
The Guided 14-Session Online Stress Management Video Course
here is where you begin your journey
Free yourself from headaches, irritability, problems sleeping, weight gain or loss, low energy, tension,
and pain. When the stress response turns off, your body returns to balance.
Release builds the foundation for permanent stress relief. Start here on your journey toward a stress-free life.
Workshops to turn off your stress
stressed vs. relaxed
This workshop introduces you to the tools that turn off chronic stress and symptoms of chronic stress.
using your breath to balance & Relax
Learn a variety of ways to stop stress – just by using your breath.
Meditation: pure relaxation
Dr. Olpin shows you exactly how to meditate, and then helps you become a meditation expert.
using imagery to deeply relax the mind
Learn why guided imagery or visualization work to relax the mind and body.
relax tense muscles with progressive relaxation
Dr. Olpin explains the benefits of progressive relaxation then guides you through this great stress-busting activity.
Autogenics - Get relaxed like never before
One of the most powerful tools to help improve your sleep, instantly.
Gain balance of mind and body with yoga
Explore the amazing benefits of yoga! Then do some basic yoga poses that will help you feel good and relieve your stress.
Turn on your creative juices
Learn how to tap into the most creative parts of your quiet mind, once you’ve achieved a deeply relaxed state
all the best ways to relax
Discover what hobbies, naps, screaming, exercise, nature, media, shopping, massage, writing, and more have to do with stress relief. Learn which ways work better than others.
Short Instructional Videos
Become a Master over Stress
These short videos give quick instruction on stress-related topics like the stress response, time management, relaxation, the subconscious mind, yoga, visualization, stress-related emotions like fear, anger, and worry, and much more.
Watch a sample video
Workshops about the reality of stress
Sometimes just knowing how stress really happens gives you enormous power to do something about it. Join with Dr. Olpin as he walks you through the real cause and the perfect solution to your stress.
Why and how you get stressed
This workshop explores the fundamental nature of stress, the real source of your stress, and why it happens when it shouldn’t.
Your body on stress-mode
Explore the nature of stress: the surprising reason it happens, how long it should last, and a few more things you probably didn’t know about how stress works.
all the bad things when you stay stressed
Discover the feedback signals (symptoms of stress) that your body is sending you telling you to turn off your stress.
how to think to prevent stress
In this workshop, learn how thoughts precede feelings, how our emotions happen, and what that has to do with preventing stress.
you can choose differently
Stress starts with how we think about things. It always depends on our perceptions. Learn exactly how that works in this workshop.
how are you doing?
Take this self-assessment to find out where you are stress-wise. Then listen as Dr. Olpin explains what your answers might mean.
Watch an example
You don’t have much time, but you need to quickly turn off your stress.
You’ll find short videos, quick activities, and powerful insights to help you feel better – right now!
Workshops to Prevent stress
You’ve probably been told stress is inevitable – there’s nothing you can do to prevent it. In these workshops, you learn how to not only prevent stress, but enjoy the reality of living without it for life.
what you have always been told about stress is wrong
Most stress happens because we are conditioned to react. Learn how to respond so you don’t turn on your stress
think differently: feel better
Depending on how we react, we turn on stress, or we don’t. In this class, we learn how to gain control of our responding so we can feel peaceful, happy and calm.
how to turn anger into peace
Our emotions follow our thoughts. In this class, we explore the unhealthy nature of anger and guilt and how to prevent them from happening.
how to turn fear into confidence
In this workshop, we explore the unhealthy nature of fear and worry and how to prevent them from happening.
When we do the things that are most important to us, when we live our days according to the things we value most, we get inner peace.
Get control of your time and your life
People who manage their time have a lot less stress. Learn all about time, what it is, and some practical skills that can make time work better for you.
Bring love to your relationships
Join an interesting discussion on reasons why some relationships work, and why some relationships do not.
How to really listen
This workshop reveals the type of listening that results in poor understanding, and the kind of
Listen, as Dr. Olpin explains how to, (and how not to) talk to yourself.
Dozens of guided meditations for relaxation, recharging, and to help you fall asleep.
You need to relax, but you don’t know how. This is where you start to fix that problem.
Listen to an example
Workshops to help you Thrive.
Living optimally, happily, peacefully, and productively is within our reach.
Discover the little-known tools that help you live at your
How is wellness different than health?
It’s not how long you live, it’s the quality of life you have. Learn how you can improve your optimum health now and as you age.
how thoughts, emotions and your body are connected
Do your thoughts and feelings affect your well-being? This workshop shows you how to feel a lot better by how you think and feel.
When the mind and body are in balance, you heal
When you are in chronic stress, you’re out of balance and your body breaks down. Once you get back in balance, healing can happen – at all levels.
peacefulness through mindfulness
The present moment, here and now, is a stress-free place. Discover how to put your awareness in your here-and-now, to experience deep peacefulness and relaxing calm.
Peacefulness through mindfulness - part 2
This workshop continues our focus on mindfulness. Here and now awareness is the key to peacefulness and stress prevention. Learn how to be mindful in this workshop.
Experience the Wow of now!
Dive deeper into the beautiful world of mindfulness. Mindfulness makes every experience better.
It is the key to unlock the door of happiness, inner peace & joy.
Conscious and subconscious mind connection
Find out how to re-write those old, worn-out, dysfunctional subconscious scripts that prevent you from living the kind of life you really desire.
how to work with (rather than against) your subconscious mind
Discover how your perception creates your reality and what it has to do with your stress.
do affirmations work?
Affirmations impact the subconscious mind positively and enhance our life. Learn how affirmations work and how to do them in this workshop.
Serendipity and real happiness
Serendipity is a peaceful approach to living that results in happiness, trust, and inner peace. Discover the magical world of serendipity and how to make it an active principle in your life.
energy systems, EFT & Tapping
This class explores the body’s energy systems, what could go wrong with them, and a very powerful technique for healing one of our energy systems known as EFT or Tapping.
sleep is what we need most of all
We all need a little help with our sleep. In this workshop, you learn how to improve how quickly you fall asleep, how deeply you sleep, and how rested you feel after you’ve slept.
MORE to come...
Stay tuned for more upcoming workshops to help you enhance your well-being and help you feel better.
Sleep like you used to
Stress gets in the way of sleeping well, and if we aren’t sleeping well, we feel even more stressed.
Learn everything you need to know to improve the quality of your sleep from the moment your head hits the pillow to the moment you arise refreshed in the morning!
Workbooks to Master Stress
Dive into the workbooks that inspired the Release, Mindfulness, and Stress Management for Life courses. Download them to your mobile device to read anytime, anywhere.
Workbook 1 understanding stress
Learn what stress is, what it does to you, and the foundation for how to get rid of it, in this workbook.
Workbook 2 Preventing Stress
Can you prevent stress? Yes! Most people don’t understand that.
Learn how to keep stress from happening in your future in this workbook.
WORKBOOK 3 reducing STRESS
Workbook 4 Mindfulness
Mindfulness is known as the master stress management tool. Learn what mindfulness is and what it isn’t, it’s amazing benefits, and how to be mindful in this workbook.
Workbook 5 Stress Mastery for Life
This is an application workbook. Learn how to take what you have learned and put it all together to create your own stress mastery for life plan.
Listen to audio versions of the workbooks
Workbooks to Master Stress
Fine-tune your stress mastery skills anywhere you go.
Listen to an example
together we heal
Join the Community
Join the SRC community! Ask questions and share your experiences. Together we can support, teach, and learn from each other.
You can have everything you need, immediately available to permanently reduce your stress all in one place.
And for a fraction of the cost of other stress management tools.