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Old 02-16-21, 05:41 PM  
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Your favorite relaxing/de stressing routine

Can I ask what your favorite relaxing routine is?

Do you have a favorite video (like yoga video) you love to follow? Do you have Favorite instructor(s) that helps with de stressing?

Or do you do something else? Perhaps you make a point to have 20 minutes of quiet time with lavender tea, or get a massage?

I feel like i have so much tension, and I want to get rid of it.
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Old 02-16-21, 05:56 PM  
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Old 02-16-21, 09:56 PM  
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I get up very early to have alone time. I drink coffee, write in my journal and do a short guided meditation. Often I do my workout right after. I love starting my day this way. I just feel GOOD.

If I'm stressed or agitated in the day I will often listen to a short guided relaxation or meditation.
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Old 02-16-21, 10:11 PM  
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Tea and Golden Girls. Or Living Single.
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Old 02-16-21, 10:17 PM  
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Listening to a chick lit audio book & relaxing with some herbal tea, stretching, or going for a walk
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Old 02-17-21, 12:15 AM  
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Old 02-17-21, 02:29 AM  
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Most of Eoin Finn's Blissology DVD series (just not the strength DVD!) is very relaxing as is his fabulous Ukee Summer Flow podcast (do a Google search and stream it from one of the podcast sites) which is my all-time favorite stretchy yoga practice which flows but only has a few sun salutations in the warm-up. I also really enjoy the Yogatopia DVD, an oldie but goodie from Litsa Kapantais.
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Old 02-17-21, 06:24 AM  
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Knitting or crochet or embroidery. If stress has been bad, prayer and writing in my journal.
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Old 02-17-21, 08:38 AM  
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I like Kundalini Yoga to Detox & Destress by Maya Fiennes. It’s very relaxing and I always feel wonderful/blissful afterwards. It’s a bit different, so it took me a couple of times before I could really relax while doing it and get the full benefits. Most of the workout is done with your eyes closed. Sometimes I just do the warmup part. The breath work is very relaxing.
Here’s a clip: https://youtu.be/dxmt63y_SHo
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Old 02-17-21, 08:54 AM  
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A shot of Fireball wiskey and a hot bath with my Kniepps Bath Salts. Seriously!
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