To relax is to become less tense, rigid,
or firm. Sounds simple enough, but how difficult it seems to truly achieve
a relaxed state, considering the fast pace of daily life and the many
extensive obligations that people build up throughout the course of their
lives. What is casually refereed to as stress are the physical and mental
symptoms caused by persistent conflicts and specific problems, which are
easily caused when one's energy is stifled from being over-worked,
over-tired, and otherwise over-extended. Unwinding from time to time is
vital to maintaining your health as stress diminishes productivity,
motivation, and concentration, can result in chronic physical
manifestations and be a negative factor in more serious illness. Instead of
sapping your own energy by staying stressed out, take National Relaxation
Day to heart and relax!
Let go of your daily hang-ups by
setting up a relaxing outlet for the negative energy they can create. That
may mean taking some time alone with a journal, engaging yourself in a
creative or physical activity such as painting or yoga, or learning some
meditation techniques. All you really need to confront your anxieties and
release stress is a bit of privacy, and a resolved mind, body, and spirit.
Identifying the precise issues that are causing you frustration or pain,
for example relationship anxiety, work-related pressures, or having too
many simultaneous commitments, is a step in effectively dealing with those
stress factors. By getting to the root of those specific problems, you can
literally dismantle the stress that you experience bit by bit. Then you'll
have the freedom to concentrate on cleansing your space and person of the
destructive energy and feel your body and mind truly relax. Begin that
relaxation process in honor of National Relaxation Day and every day!
person experiencing continual stress is more likely to smoke cigarettes,
consume more than a casual amount of alcohol, overeat, or commit suicide.
Stress also can be a significant factor in the development of heart
disease, high blood pressure, strokes, and have negative impact on the