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10 Ways to Enjoy Full Relaxation

Move your awareness through your body, and as your body relaxes, so will your mind.

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2. Create a bedtime ritual

Make a specific time to focus on nurturing yourself and your needs. The ritual process brings you renewed energy, balance and empowerment. Stretch across your bed and curl into peaceful sleep.

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3. Be in nature.

Walk outside and engage your senses. What do you see, hear, and smell?

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4. Sunshine

Your body is designed to get the vitamin D it needs by producing it when your bare skin is exposed to sunlight.

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5. Take a vacation

If you want to boost health, happiness and productivity, take a relaxing vacation.

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6. Swim

Swimming not only helps with general physical fitness, but it encompasses a host of other benefits such as muscle toning, breath control, and meditative qualities.

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7. Enjoy a cool drink by a warm fire

This technique has been credited with reducing nervousness, anxiety, and improving your mood

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8. Breathe Deeply

Deep breathing counters the effects of stress by slowing your heart rate and reducing your blood pressure

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9. Take a warm bath

Warm water induces relaxation, and the increase in body temperature helps you fall asleep faster and sleep more soundly

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10. Be Grateful

Spend time reflecting on the things you’re most grateful for each day

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