Relaxation is often under-estimated as a great way to alleviate stress. Living in the UK can be very stressful with a multitude of perceived demands that we place upon ourselves such as the need to earn a certain amount, to have our status needs met, to perform well as a friend, family member, work colleague or cope with demands such as brining up children or meeting our monthly outgoings. Also, we can feel a sense of guilt if we’re not being productive or if we’re not busying ourselves. Read more ….
“Rest is not idleness, and to lie sometimes on the grass on a summer day listening to the murmur of water, or watching the clouds float across the sky, is hardly a waste of time.” Sir J. Lubbock
True relaxation gives us a break from our lives. When did you last take time out to truly relax? How do you truly relax?
Ways you could relax –
– Talk to friends
– Call someone you’ve been meaning to but not found time to
– Have a massage
– Go to a spa
– Have beauty treatments
– Do a self hypnosis/relaxation exercise
– Yoga or pilates
– Take a walk
– Sit and read / have a drink
In the next week, experiment with relaxing more and see if you feel the benefits. If you’d like a free relaxation guide or free hypnotherapy relaxation CD, place a comment below or contact me.