When was the last time you did something that makes you happy. When last did you take some time off just to relax yourself. Well, it seems very Difficult right?. With the pressing economic conditions in the country today, hustling is now the order of the day. Every one is hustling to make ends meet. Hustling is a necessity in life. Infact some schools of thought believe that rest is attributed to laziness. Man will definitely be confronted with obligations therefore hustling is invertible. This has resulted to high rate of stress, depression, anxiety and frustrations , which has manifested into high rate of suicides, crimes and violence. The panacea to this problem is relaxation.

Relaxation is the state of feeling rest, peaceful and enjoying yourself. It is a state when you feel calm and able to manage stress and anxiety associated with day to day activities. Relaxation has lots of mental and health benefits and it's technique can be practiced almost anywhere.

Relaxation is an important tool in improving mental health. It reduces stress and the symptoms of mental health conditions like depression, anxiety, and schizophrenia. Relaxation also has many other related health benefits, Which include the following.

  • Improving concentration and mood
  • Reducing tension in muscle and severe pain.
  • Reducing fatigue.
  • It helps in lowering blood pressure.
  • Reducing anger and frustrations, boosting confidence to handle problems.
  • Relaxation works faster in promoting emotional well being.

Relaxation techniques.
There are so many ways of relaxing but it is important for you to know which works better for you. Relaxation techniques focus on muscle relaxation or deep breathing. An example is the progressive muscle relaxation where you tighten and relax various muscle groups. The practice is used in combination with deep breathing.

  • Hyprnesis
  • Mindfulness
  • Exercise.

Ways to include relaxation in your life

Find a relaxation techniques that can work for you and make it part of your daily lives routine. You can do it for ten to twenty minutes in a day.
You can also make use of mindfulness when relaxing. Mindfulness colouring books Can help you take away your mind from worries and focus on the present moment.
Keeping a healthy work life balance also helps with relaxation.
We should understand that there is a very tiny line between relaxation and laziness, therefore as human we must learn how to balance our hustle in order to give Way for relaxation. Practice Relaxation and be healthy.


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