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Everybody can benefit from learning how to relax in the modern world. The fact is that if we are feeling overwhelmed, we’ve got to learn how to relieve stress quickly. So here are a few things that you can benefit from:
If you are looking for ways to calm down and are not keen on cannabis seeds, CBD oil can help with long-term relaxation.
If you feel stressed you may find yourself unconsciously hyperventilating. Calming down by taking full and slow breaths will make a big difference. Remember: when you breathe out, your heart rate slows down and when you breathe in, your heart rate speeds up, so make the effort to slow down your exhales.
Shifting Your Focus
When we worry about things we are never in the present, so doing something that requires more focus is beneficial. Saying the alphabet backwards will shift your focus from worrying and is an amazing way just to play a trick on yourself. You can do this through a number of different ways, such as counting backwards or skipping numbers, as long as it’s complex enough to take your focus off what’s going on.
Massage Your Hands
Taking the time to have a proper full body massage can help you relax, but if you don’t have the time, taking this opportunity to have a deep 5-minute hand massage can potentially relieve anxiety.
Cold water on your pulse points has an energizing effect, but it can calm you down if you are feeling your body temperature rising after a difficult situation. Something that happens to all of us when we feel really tense is that we overheat, which draws our attention inwards. Keep yourself cool and keep yourself calm!
Time to Yourself
It’s not necessarily about having a long hot soak in the bath, but if you can have 5 minutes of time to yourself, this can help you to practice certain relaxation techniques but it’s also time away from the stress you feel within yourself.
If you have a very cluttered mindset, is it because there is clutter in your life? If there’s a lot of stuff flying around, a quick 5-minute declutter of your space can make a big difference. Just even making the bed in the morning can do wonders for your mindset!
Having what is called a brain dump is an amazing way to release thoughts that are on your mind. Whatever concerns you have, write them down. The great thing about journaling is that you may realise just how insignificant these thoughts are in terms of the bigger picture, but it also gives you a new perspective.
Create a Relaxing Space
Of course, we all want to create a relaxing space and for most of us, the only place to do this is the bedroom. If you want to create a relaxing bedroom, it can give you that perfect opportunity to unwind, especially if you are looking at your devices all the time.