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The Hidden Beauty Secret of Relaxation
We live in a society of constant multiplexing; never stopping and always connected. Even the topic of vacations has become a ‘working vacation’ and from a health standpoint this is existence in the opposite direction, causing high stress levels and not allowing our body to stop in motion, relax and rejuvenate. Our ancestors knew the health benefits of relaxation, where our bodies healed and cleansed. We need to return to some of these attitudes if we are to maintain a balance.
Many of the maladies that we experience today are caused by poor lifestyles. Do you experience headaches, gas, other intestinal problems, poor skin color or tone, aches and pains? Some of these are symptoms that are signals from our own bodies. We need to improve our lifestyle, adopt good eating habits and above all, relaxation is a major key.
Relaxing in today’s world can be a challenge. Beyond just getting a good night’s rest, you need to adopt some form of down-time. If you are lucky enough to be able to get a power nap, then this is a method of rejuvenation that can bring incredible positive benefits. Ensuring that you get good quality sleep time is another absolute. This means early to bed, with at least eight hours of quality sleep.
Relaxation can take many forms; from a daily nature walk to stimulate the body and soul to a calming bath in the evening. Any time you can grab to relax and even allow yourself a moment to laugh and enjoy, will have incredible health benefits for your system. This doesn’t mean you have to spend ridiculous amounts of money on a day spa. If you are seeking this as relaxation time, you can create your own spa in your bathroom. The concept of relaxation can also include quiet time to read a favorite book or playing a fun game of cards with friends.
The information supplied in this article is not to be considered as medical advice and is for educational purposes only.
|Body Mind Spirit Natural Health Care4 Jul 2013|