These days while juggling between work, family, and other commitments, you can become too stressed out and busy. But you need to set time aside to unwind yourself.
Working out regularly is one of the best ways to relax your body and mind. Plus, exercise will improve your mood. But you have to do it often for it to pay off.
So how much should you exercise every week?
Good: 3 to 5 times for 30 minutes
Better: 2 hours and 30 minutes of moderately intense exercise like brisk walks
Best: 75 minutes of a vigorous exercise like swimming, jogging, or other sports that gets your heart rate up
Most of all remember that doing any exercise is better than none at all.
2. Relax Your Muscles
When youâ€™re stressed, your muscles get tense. You can refresh your body by:
Enjoying a massage
Taking a hot bath or shower
Getting a good nightâ€™s sleep
3. Deep Breathing
Sit in a comfortable position.Close your eyes.
Imagine yourself in a relaxing place. It can be on the beach or anywhere that gives you a peaceful feeling. Slowly do deep breathing for 5 to 10 minutes.
4.Make Time for Hobbies
You need to set aside time for things you enjoy. Try to do something every day that makes you feel good, and it will help relieve your stress. Take out 15 to 20 minutes daily. Relaxing hobbies include things like:
Doing an art project
Watching a movie
Playing cards and board games.