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If the majority of your life is scheduled down to every hour, it can become a bit overwhelming and stressful to keep on top of. The demands of your lifestyle can really wear you down, so it’s important to find time to relax if you want to keep up with your commitments. These simple life hacks won’t eat into the precious free time you have and will relax you in a quick and efficient time frame, perfect for when your life is continuously on the go.
Stretch It Out
It’s amazing how stress can build up so much tension in your body, so it’s important to stretch out your muscles whenever possible to help you relax. Yoga is a brilliant exercise that can be adapted to fit the hours you have available and works wonders at releasing tension in your limbs. Just ten minutes a day spent dedicated to this activity can work wonders when you’re trying to relax. YouTube has a whole range of guides and classes that can also focus on specific areas of the body where you’re experiencing the most tension. Schedule it in at the start or the end of your day and feel the benefits in no time.
Take A Break
With back-to-back obligations making your schedule so hectic, it’s easy to see how you can be running on empty by the end of the day. Taking a break, even for ten minutes in between meetings and family commitments, can boost energy your levels and keep you focused for longer. Take a walk in the park or call a friend you haven’t spoken to for ages. Indulge in a bite to eat and use an Ultimate Juice Vaporiser on your lunch; it’s important to take time out for yourself and feel relaxed in order to be there for others.
Practicing meditation will not help you relax easily during your day-to-day schedule but will enable you to maintain focus and attention throughout your jobs. The technique involves focusing the mind on a particular object, thought, or activity, which should allow your mind to take a break from life’s current demands. This brilliant activity can be performed anywhere you please so it’s perfect if you’re always on the go. Try it just before you leave the house in the morning to prepare you for the day ahead or use it before bed to calm down and unwind.
Read A Magazine
If you have five minutes spare don’t waste it mulling over your busy schedule and what’s next on the ‘to-do list,’ flick through a glossy magazine instead. Allow your mind to switch off and relax while gazing over the latest fashion trends or celebrity gossip; it’s a great way to relax and unwind. Commit to a monthly subscription of your favourite title or subject matter, ensuring you always have some reading material to hand, and it will help you keep the habit for longer when the next issue arrives through the post.
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I'm Louise, a 28 year old blogger living in York. I'm a freelance blogger and Teaching Assistant. This is my corner of the internet, in which I cover topics such as mental health, travel, fashion, lifestyle and so much more!
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