MENAFN Press – 23/03/2017
(MENAFN Editorial) March 30, 2017 Are you feeling guilty for taking time for yourself? Our lives are extremely busy we work longer hours and are often thinking of work, long after the day is done. However, with such busy lives, when is it that you can finally sit down and relax away from your daily routine?
According to Hypnotherapy Adelaide professionals, our entire well-being is becoming more and more important and while the interest in health, nutrition, and fitness continues to grow, taking a moment out is just as important.
Many of us will work for long hours, go to the gym, go food shopping, look after the kids then go to bed, ready for the next day to come. However, sleeping shouldn’t be the only time you should relax.
Sometimes, after a busy day, our mind starts to spin. We need to take some time to wind down, clear our heads and rest. However, taking a moment like this can sometimes leave you feeling guilty. When did relaxing and self-care become something to be ashamed of?
Start By Scheduling A Moment In Your Diary
Just like an appointment or meeting, scheduling some time in your daily diary for when you can shut off and relax is highly recommended. Whether it is an hour in the evening or in the morning, make sure that you set some time for you to sit back, breathe and relax.
Start Doing Something That You Love, Or Do Nothing At All
After a long and busy day at work, your aching body may be wishing for a hot bath. So, why not respect your body by running a warm, hot bath, adding in some calming oils or even lighting a canle to promote a relaxing mood?
You can also start reading a book it can be an old favorite of yours or something that you had your eyes on for a long time but you’ve had ‘no time’ to start leafing through the pages. You could also go for a walk in the cool air or just sit down with a comforting cup of tea and talk to a close friend of yours.
Whether you have something you really want to do, or if you simply want to just sit back and enjoy the peace and quiet don’t deprive yourself. Just do it.
Consider Trying Relaxation Techniques
There are a couple of people who find it incredibly difficult to relax on their own. This is where relaxation techniques and even smartphone apps can help. They help encourage self-care and reflection and help you feel less guilty.
Try Talking To A Professional
In order to live a happy and healthy life, you need balance. Relaxation is considered a key player in achieving a balanced lifestyle. The same goes for exercise, nutrition, and overall well-being. Sometimes, you can look for this on your own, while there are times that you need the extra support.
Hypnotherapy is a recognized form of relaxation therapy. Hypnotherapists will guide you into a deep, relaxed state where the mind is re-directed away from everyday life stressors. In this state, the hypnotherapist may offer ‘suggestions’ to help encourage change in attitude, behavior, and relief from what’s causing your stress.