I know that’s how I feel most days. But, we have to take a break sometimes! I’ve assembled a variety of quick and simple to implement stress-relief techniques that will let you relax and de-stress at home in no time at all.
Let’s start with one of my dailies right here, using a heated massage pillow like this… ?
What Are the Best Ways to Relax and De-stress?
Here are some of my favorite at-home stress-relief techniques: Spa Day at home, Staycation, Breathing, Napping, and more.
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Oh, and then there’s always… ?
Pick One Way to Relax Now!
Some of these only take a couple of seconds! Simply focusing on your breathing a few times daily can make a huge difference in how you cope with stress. Do one of these now!
Go For A 10 Minute Walk
Eat A Snack (Mindfully!)
Buy Yourself A Plant
Step Away From The Screen
Try This Naam Yoga Hand Trick
Hang Up, Then Turn Off Your Phone
Put On Some Music
Treat Yourself! Eat One (ONE!) Candy
Or, On The Other Hand, Plug In
Chew A Piece Of Gum
Watch A Viral Video
Progressive Muscle Relaxation
Seriously, Turn Off Your Phone
See Your BFF
Eat A Banana (Or A Potato!)
Try Eagle Pose
Soothing, Calming, Stress-Busting Recipe Ideas
I love being mindful when eating. To me, every meal is a mini-celebration. When I don’t pay attention to my food I feel like I have wasted my time and money, and typically don’t feel satiated.
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