The fast-paced nature of the modern world means that many of us struggle to find the time to relax, and when we do, we’re finding it increasingly difficult to switch off.
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But with research in WebMD linking stress to a number of health conditions, including heart disease, asthma, obesity, and mental health issues, it really never has been more important to embrace self-care and learn to relax. Here are just a few of the ways that you can switch off and unwind in the evenings.
Set the Mood
The ambiance is everything when it comes to relaxation. Bright lights, loud noises, and distractions are apt to leave your senses heightened and prevent you from winding down. So set the tone by dimming the lights, turning down the TV and banishing all tech devices. Research suggests that the bright lights from tablets and mobile phones can keep the … Read the rest