Relaxation alleviates stress.

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

–  Meditate

–  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.


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