Archive | April 2019

What does Relaxing mean to you?

Just recently I’ve had to stop and just be… as I get older it seems the body speaks with a louder voice. If I overdo it, the body shows me in different ways… a pain in the tummy, nerve pain, a slight headache.

Can you relate?

So what can we do to know when to stop before the body yells at us to slow down… Here are just a few that I find help me.

 

 

  1. Breathing… In this simple, powerful technique, you take long, slow, deep breaths (also known as abdominal or belly breathing).
  2. Meditation… Research suggests it may be helpful for people with anxiety, depression, and pain.
  3. Walking/Exercising… being one with nature, whether walking along the beach or a country stroll through nature, some form of exercise each day can be very beneficial for allowing our bodies to relax and enjoy the great outdoors.

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