3 Ways To Relax (That You Haven’t Already Tried)

In today’s society where everything is go go go, it’s easy to feel like we don’t have enough hours in a day. It’s easy to get so caught up in the little everyday things until we can’t see the big picture anymore. Sometimes we just need to take a step back and reevaluate our priorities! Here are some simple and out-of-the-box ways to relax and get ahold of your life.

1. Finish Your To-Do List

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I know it may seem counterintuitive, but getting some of your work done can actuallyย relieve your stress. Once you accomplish a few tasks, you’ll feel so much more in control, and that feeling of accomplishment will make you able to further relax! No one can relax when there’s a pile of work hanging over their head.

2. Garden

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Everyone’s heard that getting outside and getting some exercise lowers your stress levels. Gardening has the same effects on your body! Even if it’s just taking care of a few plants or an indoor herb garden, according to a recent CNN article about a study in the Netherlands, “In addition to being a source of fresh, healthy produce, gardening can ease stress, keep you limber, and even improve your mood.” I keep a few succulents and cacti, and even though they don’t need much upkeep, I have to agree that taking care of them definitely relaxes me!

3. Get Your Hair Done

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This one isn’t based on any scientific study, just my own personal experience! I love visiting the hairdresser because they give you a mini scalp massage, and it feels divine. I don’t know, I just love the feeling of someone else brushing my hair haha-it’s so relaxing! It also feels great to being doing something for me.

What do you think? What’s a unique way that you like to relax? Do you use any of these ways? Let me know in the comments!

Love Kiki

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59 thoughts on “3 Ways To Relax (That You Haven’t Already Tried)

  1. Oh I agree with #3 100%! If my hair is a mess, I feel so unorganized. And I could care less if that sounds superficial, it’s the truth. I always tell people you can tell what kind of mood I’m in by how my hair looks, lol.

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  2. I’ll do #3 tip because I don’t do gardening since I think I have a black thumb rather than a green thumb. And my to-do list is quite stressful. I also like to add 1 on the list: coloring. There are now adult coloring books and it’s really relaxing filling them up with colors ๐Ÿ™‚

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  3. Life can be rather stressful at times, I think it’s nice to have different methods to help you relax. I like listening to music, going for a walk or have a nice bath. I definitely think getting my hair done helps too! Thanks for sharing Kiki, have a nice weekend! ๐Ÿ˜€

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