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How to relax

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For many with busy and stressful lives, relaxing may be extremely difficult, however with the below techniques you should be able to alleviate some of that stress.
What you'll need: 
Running clothes and shoes
Quiet room
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Going running, jogging or walking in nature is a great way to reduce stress. Running will help you forget about any worries and just concentrate on running. Depending on how much time you have, try taking a run everyday for 30 minutes to help you enjoy life and nature.
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In a quiet room, sit down and cross your legs with your back straight taking long deep breaths and releasing them. Imagine you blowing out any worries when you exhaling. Do this for as long as you want, taking breaks inbetween.
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Before you go to sleep in bed, tighten all your muscles as hard as you can and then release. Try doing this 5 times and working your way up. It is an easy way to relieve any tension in your body and to help you fall asleep.
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Take part in your favourite activity more often, if you like playing tennis try to do that more often. Taking part in your hobbies will immerse you in them and you will be making the quality of your life better which in turn makes you a happier individual.
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Warm bubble baths are a great way to relax after a long day at work. You can do this every day or once a week. Pampering yourself is a great way to let yourself feel better.
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Indulge in yourself once in a while, you may have other commitments in life however think about yourself and be selfish. This enables you to feel happy and more relaxed, whether it is a spa day or tickets to a game, treating yourself can really ease the pressure of life.

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