Health Tip: Relaxation Techniques

(HealthDay News) - Relaxation techniques are a great way to help you beat stress and sustain good health.

Try these suggestions to help you unwind, courtesy of AARP:

  • Invigorate muscles with a visit to a massage therapist.
  • Meditate. Sit quietly or listen to soft music.
  • Practice deep breathing.
  • Imagine yourself in a relaxing place, such as in the mountains or on the beach.
  • Stop stressful thoughts before they spin out of control.
  • When you feel stress, your muscles tense up. Learn to relax your muscles to release stress.
  • Practice yoga or tai chi.

-- Diana Kohnle

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