What (in your opinion/experience) is the best way to relax? Please state why in

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  1. DAWNEMARS profile image61
    DAWNEMARSposted 11 years ago

    What (in your opinion/experience) is the best way to relax? Please state why in your answer.

  2. lotuslove19 profile image67
    lotuslove19posted 11 years ago

    Listening to your favorite songs and music ,is best way to relax ,Floating on the pool water is pretty relaxing.

  3. plussizepixie profile image59
    plussizepixieposted 11 years ago

    I have to say relaxing in the bath knowing that no small folks are going to knock on the door and I can just chill out for a while without any interruptions.

  4. yeagerinvestments profile image71
    yeagerinvestmentsposted 11 years ago

    I run everyday because it releases stress and makes feel good afterwards. I also will go outside and sit on my deck and enjoy the fresh air. It makes me feel free.

  5. padmendra profile image50
    padmendraposted 11 years ago

    An exercise is necessary for good health, so is relaxation.  After eating and  putting in hard work the body needs rest. A person exhausted by hard work recaptures his strength immediately after resting. There is no better  remedy for tiredness than rest. Sleeping is the best means of rest. Generally people rest physically  but mental rest is far from them. .For  a while stop mental exertion, close the eyes, feel peaceful and without tension. this will give relaxation. Unwillingness to do any work is an indication of requirement of rest.

  6. Perspycacious profile image63
    Perspycaciousposted 11 years ago

    The best way to relax is to practice a form of meditation which you find suits you.  It provides release, centering, and an action plan that eliminates today's information overload and helps the days go more smoothly.

  7. SidKemp profile image84
    SidKempposted 11 years ago

    For me, the best way to relax quickly is a combination of deep breathing and muscle tension-release. This shakes out the stiffness while providing the oxygen that turns energy into excitement. I can do this with tension-release exercises, or by dancing.

    If I want to deepen my relaxation (either after tension-release, or before I get tense in the first place) I practice mindfulness meditation. With that, I never get stressed out in the first place - I stay relaxed and excited, or relaxed and calm, most all the time.

    As a coach, I've found that everyone is different. Some people benefit from: exercise, meditation, yoga, music, or relaxing with a good book.

  8. Hui (蕙) profile image60
    Hui (蕙)posted 11 years ago


    A dress from a pants

    My best ways are doing physical exercise and carrying on my hobbies. By doing exercise, I release stress with sweating. Usually, I take outdoor running in good weather with warm sunlight, gentle breeze, birds chirping, and green leaves swaying. I never drink and wipe off sweat, which takes the stress out and improve skin. On the other hand, I take hobbies. So-called hobby, it means you like what you are doing. I love changing old clothes into new ones to show my creativity and imagination, which give me satisfaction and happiness.

    My hobby hub: http://hui.hubpages.com/hub/Hobby-hui

  9. whynot1 profile image80
    whynot1posted 11 years ago

    I definitely like going for a brisk walk and then coming back and reading some reading outdoors when I can! I do so much writing on the computer that it's always great to be outside.

  10. starbright profile image79
    starbrightposted 11 years ago

    In my experience taking a walk, whatever the weather relaxes me in the stressful situations I've encountered. As we live in a forest right by a beautiful lake, stress is a million miles away before I've taken the first ten steps on my journey through the ever changing woodland.

    We're privileged living here and naturally we're all unique, so this may not work for everyone, but I certainly do recommend a good walk to put things into perspective, blowing away the cobwebs, bringing new energy, providing inspiration to tackle whatever brought on the stress in the first place and it's great too for your health.

  11. profile image0
    Kena Bladelposted 11 years ago


    well, lately i've been in a rush, but, my ways to relax? EAT - foods that you really enjoy that you even; TV - soap operas or movies (comedy); MALL - for people (including me) who don't have many books to read, going to the mall is a good option, not just to buy buy and buy.... Take a walk, talk with someone, well there are lots of stuff that you can do: Basically, anything, some people like to do hard stuff or  do some kind of work to relax, it depends, you know - but relax is the best thing you can do... HEy!, but don't confuse relaxation with laziness!

  12. carozy profile image79
    carozyposted 11 years ago

    Massages.  Massages relax my muscles and feel great.  Second favorite way to relax is in a hot tub or hot bath.  Third way is to laze at the beach or park with a good book.

  13. Marsei profile image89
    Marseiposted 11 years ago

    For me, going fishing.  The only thing that matters is whether the cork is
    bobbing up and down or the plug being snapped up and causing tugging on my rod if I'm casting.  I can forget everything while I'm fishing except the present moment.  Love it.

  14. sashenikainderby profile image60
    sashenikainderbyposted 11 years ago

    The best way to relax is to listen to guided meditation and I prefer when it is of a short duration. I am a very busy mum and sometimes I struggle to find time to have a cup of coffee. I am a big fan of guided meditations but they should not last longer than 10 minites otherwise I get bored or I will definately be interrupted by something or somebody and as a result get even more frustrated.

    Another way to relax is to go for a walk.

  15. The RV Guy profile image66
    The RV Guyposted 11 years ago

    When it is time to rejuvenate, a few minutes sitting on the sofa where I keep an electric back massager seems to do the trick.  It is so relaxing; I often find myself awakening thirty minutes or so later feeling extremely refreshed.

  16. BusyBeaver profile image60
    BusyBeaverposted 11 years ago

    I try to meditate in a quite room. Let myself relax and clear my head. If that doesn't work I go for a long drive. Then I have to focus on driving and not things that bother me.

  17. Nell Rose profile image90
    Nell Roseposted 11 years ago

    The best way for me to relax is to get near water, or in water. I live near a river and just to sit and watch it flow by causes the brain to release endorphins because it has a hypnotic effect. If its bad weather then I tend to go swimming as that is so relaxing just floating around a pool. I feel great afterwards.

  18. Etherealenigma profile image68
    Etherealenigmaposted 11 years ago

    Watsu is the best way because you are getting a massage in water. The practitioner holds your head up and your body is suspended on floaters in strategic places. The therapist then moves your body through the water, and your neck is completely relaxed because she is supporting your head with one arm while moving your body with the other. The best relaxation therapy I've ever had!

  19. tiniewinne profile image55
    tiniewinneposted 11 years ago

    surfing facebook, as we usually do this when are not doing anything serious or important stuff, just to refresh our mind

  20. Worldofwow1992 profile image60
    Worldofwow1992posted 11 years ago

    I've found that the best way to relax is a long walk at night. There is something about being in calm, consistent movement that just releases all of the stresses of the day.

  21. connorj profile image69
    connorjposted 11 years ago

    The best way to relax is a deep sleep; you must get beyond REM and deep into delta...

  22. kapeedranos profile image41
    kapeedranosposted 11 years ago

    i would prefer to talk a while with the nature fill with green trees, birds melodious sounds and lie down closing my eyes and opening it toward the endless sky.this is because nothing relax you satisfactorily then this,because nature is the great healer

  23. Ciel Clark profile image72
    Ciel Clarkposted 11 years ago

    Earplugs.  Life can be very noisy, and it is so relaxing to be able to be still and hear our mind's voice, and then hear that voice be still... I have children, so I use one earplug only --that way I can fall asleep, but I can still hear activity.  Whatever works!

    I like yoga stretches at night, refusing to think about problems as I am going to sleep (this is difficult! but possible), and drinking lots of water.

    Also a glass of wine can be helpful.

  24. Ashantina profile image61
    Ashantinaposted 11 years ago

    For me at the end of the day its having a nice hot long shower or bath. This is my me-time.

  25. vizier profile image57
    vizierposted 11 years ago

    To me, best way to relax is to be few minutes into nature and to ride on bicycle.
    Check my hub

  26. zsobig profile image82
    zsobigposted 11 years ago

    For me, I can relax the most when I am watching a film  on the couch with my love. It is very calming and I fell asleep most of the time after the movie.
    Also, I love to take warm baths or occassionally go to get a massage: thai massage is a great way to relax your body and have your muscles streched at the same time.


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