Making Relaxation Techniques A Part Of Your Daily Routine

Being relax is one of the keys to productivity. You are able to work efficiently as well. This should be maintained for you to enjoy good results when you always have a relax mind and body. The following is a list of powerful and simple things that you can do to reduce stress and tension. Try to do each and select what works for you:

Be Happy

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Smile! Do not worry so much. Of course, this is often said than done but this should be a regular practice. The simple act of smiling can lift your mood and release tension. Think of an activity that makes you laugh, chat with a funny friend or maybe watch a comedy show. By smiling and laughing make you naturally release tensions and eventually feel relaxed. It’s always a fact that laughing is a great stress-reliever. A more detailed article about laughter will be posted soon.

Set Realistic Goals and Expectations

Know yourself. Try to master your strengths and utilize them in realizing your dreams. Accept whatever weaknesses you have. Try to overcome them but make sure to focus more on using your strengths. Some people use their weaknesses in some other ways for a specific goal however this is not always the case.

Learn from Past Mistakes

This is very important. Some people let their past dominate them and live a stressful life. Thinking your past mistakes is beneficial when you treat them as your stepping stone in having sound decisions in the future. Always be positive and smile!

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Exercise Regularly

Exercise is a great stress reliever. This has been proven so make sure to have a schedule for your regular exercise. Some exercises that you can do anytime are walking, swimming, running up and down the stairs, and dancing. You can also do some mental exercises to put away  boredom which causes stress. Try to learn new skills, have a new hobby. Always do something that stimulates your mind. Below are examples of relaxing activities that you can do during your free time:

Playing with your pet
Listening to your favorite playlist
Going to a massage parlor
Practicing Yoga and Deep Breathing
Zumba Dancing
Writing a daily journal
Doing puzzles

 

Overcoming Insomnia: Tips On How To Improve Sleep Habit

A good night’s sleep is important because this helps improve your concentration and memory formation, and also refreshes your immune system, which helps you fight against diseases. Some of the tip on how to improve your sleep are by solving emotional issues, improving your room, and having a healthier. With this, the following are tips or practices on how to improve sleep habits.

sleepAvoid artificial lights at night such as the lights coming from your television and PC. They can suppress the production of melatonin of your body. Make sure to turn off your TV and PC at least one hour before bed. It is also good if your PC is not located near to your bed.

Never read using a backlit device at night like your iPad. Use an eReader that is not backlit capable, if you use a mobile device to read.

Maintain a quiet, dark, and comfortable bedroom. Try to set your bedroom free from noise and light. You may use a sleep mask to block out some lights around you. Using a sleep mask is very helpful to many since this can cover your whole eyes that lead to a better sleep.

15264834656_4f5271c7cf_bUse your room solely for sleep and sex. Do not work or watch TV there. Treating your room as your only place for relaxation improves your mood.

Have a regular sleeping schedule. Be consistent. Make sure to go to bed and wake up every day with the schedule you set. Try to set up a sleeping time and make sure to follow it. Try also to make an adjustment and try to match the time when you feel like going to bed, though it is very early.

Bedtime rituals are helpful. You may take a bath, play music, do yoga or practice some relaxation techniques such as meditation and deep breathing. There are a lot more of activities that you can do before bedtime and this will also be discussed in a different article.

Try to limit your sleeping pills intake. Some pills have side effects and they are not good for a long-term use. These pills don’t really address the causes of insomnia and sometimes can make it even worse in the long run.