Have you had a long day hard day and you need to unwind? Here are some ways to relax your mind and body.
Meditation reduces stress related conditions such as anxiety and depression. When we meditate, the brain and nervous system undergo radical changes that cause the reduction and prevention of these conditions. Meditation increases stress resilience, promotes emotional health, controls anxiety, enhances self-awareness, lengthens attention span and improves sleep.
Listen to some soothing music
It has a direct effect on the parasympathetic nervous system, which helps your body relax and prepare for sleep. Music has the power to slow your heart rate and breathing, lower your blood pressure, and it may even trigger your muscles to relax.
Adult colouring books can be good therapy. It can help you feel relaxed, balanced and you can express yourself creatively. It can help take your mind off other things and help you focus better.
Yofa can help you with stress relief, health and physical fitness. It can also offer self-reflection, self-awareness and self-compassion. There are many books and videos to help you with yoga. You don't need any equipment and its fairly easy to learn.
Get a massage
A back rub or even a shoulder massage can really help relax muscle tissues. Your heart and breathing rate slow down, your blood pressure goes down and your production of hormones decrease while you lay back and enjoy.
Enjoy a warm bath
When you are tense this is a perfect way to relax. The warm water increase the body temperature and relaxes your muscles which not only soothes you physically but also mentally. Adding bath salts can help you ease achy muscles and joints as well as improve blood circulation. Here are a selection of dead sea salts with beautiful fragrances to choose from.
Did you know there are so many benefits of using dead sea salt as a natural relaxing addition to your baths. Check out this informative article about the 10 amazing benefits of dead sea salt.
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