Ahhhh, take a deep breath. Today is National Relaxation Day. A day that encourages everyone to spend some time unwinding. Whether that is participating in your favorite leisurely activity or taking 5 minutes away from your desk for a brief de-stress, everyone deserves a little relaxation today. To help you kick back and take full advantage of this national day, we’re sharing our recommendations of how to celebrate National Relaxation Day.
Take a nap. A short snooze might give you the energy boost you need for the rest of the day.
Draw a bath. Complement the warm water with some bubbles and dim lighting.
Slip on slippers. These comfy and soft women’s slippers with arch support will make you feel like you’re at the spa.
Get a massage. Lay down and let your muscles receive some much deserved TLC.
Meditate. You’ll experience that zen feeling quicker than you can say “Om.”
Read a book. Escape reality and step into a new world with a good read.
Go for a walk. Dr. Weil recommends going on a walk to benefit physical and emotional health. Try a new route!
Explore a nature spot. Nothing says calm like a scenic view and being one with nature.
Listen to music. Do you have a favorite musical artist? Create a playlist, press play and enjoy.
Grab coffee with a friend. Catch up with friends and family over a warm beverage.
Watch a movie. Grab a blanket and pop some popcorn for a cozy time and some cinematic entertainment.
Looking for more tips on relaxation and self-care? Check out Creating Hygge at Home and Embracing Downtime in 5 Easy Steps.