How To Relax In Your Life?

There are some people who just can’t relax and who just keep thinking and thinking about some things that are not even important. Every person deserves a little bit of comfort and relax, everyone deserves to enjoy in life. So, here are some of my advices who can help you relax a bit.

  1. Learn and be aware of what relaxes you

It may sound too obvious, but many people do not really know what exactly relaxes them and how to relax when there is a stagnation in the body.

For example, many people want to spend even a few hours on Facebook or Instagram and that is their relaxation routine. For others, it’s a stressful process.

Maybe you relax with the help of meditation or napping, bathing in a bubble bath, and for others these things are very annoying and useless. Relaxation is not a single and well-established process for everyone, molded.

Once you understand what exactly relaxes you, you may need to reshape the way you think about it, because it is the result of all the activities you perform.

Explore your interests for a hobby, different activities, different ways of socializing, self-help practices and ultimately, ask yourself how it all affects you — how you feel after certain actions, whether you are stable, down to earth, calm.

2. Have a conscious intention in everything you do

Intention is a kind of “golden rule” for rest. For relaxation to be effective, you need to commit to it because, for example, half an hour of rest is by no means the same as two hours of focused, deliberate relaxation.

The truth is that people are constantly half-rested, disturbed by social networks, work, e-mail…

You spend the rest of the day thinking about to-do lists or wandering aimlessly between activities because you really do not know what you want to achieve.

Instead, divert your thinking to good things in life, such as when you’re going to relax. Only then will you meet your needs and set boundaries for true rest and relaxation.

3. Schedule rest time

When you do not have a plan, you tend to make decisions based on how you feel at a given moment. And while this may sound good at times, it often works against you.

If you are just waiting for your mood to improve or when the time comes, you will not get enough rest.

You need to include relaxation in your schedule, and the most important thing is to be honest about what you want and need. Do not let anything stand in the way of what you want and think is best for you.

4. Establish your rituals for good mood

This is especially important for all of you who work from home. Then, the boundaries of private and business can easily become blurred because there are no routines that help signal the beginning and end of working hours.

And that’s actually very important — to send a signal to the brain when it’s time to get out of work mode and go into sleep mode.

When the time comes, try to acquire a new habit that can serve as a signal — walk, meditate, exercise, write a to-do list for the next working day or something else that makes you happy to switch to another mood.

5. Learn the skills to manage your emotions

Strong emotions can sometimes cause you conditions ranging from anxiety to guilt. This is the time to consider the mental side of your personality.

If you find it difficult to get rid of some negative thoughts and you feel frustrated or sad, if you can not relax because of the thoughts that constantly turn your head or existential fear, try exercises that will reshape those thoughts.

This type of exercise will help you build yourself as a person who manages his life better.

--

--

Love podcasts or audiobooks? Learn on the go with our new app.

Recommended from Medium

The Treasure Hunt

3 Things You Can Do To Be More Assertive

How To Forgive Someone Who Keeps Hurting You

Don’t Be Indecisive

7 Life Lessons from Endurance Women

Heart Reading … Day 97

The start of my reconditioning journey.

Why I Keep a Jar of Snails on my Work Desk

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store
alovelywriter

alovelywriter

More from Medium

Biting Your Nails Will Make you Unsuccessful

6 GAME-CHANGING TIPS THAT WILL UPLEVEL YOUR GOAL-SETTING PRACTICE

Writing in a journal

9 Reasons You Don't Have Self-Awareness and How To Get It

How To Beat Procrastination