Many people carry stress in their body. They have areas of their body that are tense. I find my facial muscles are tensed many times during the day. I don’t know why they just are. Many people get tense when under stress, anxiety or anger. Here’s a simple way to help you relax. At the end of the day you will more done and have more energy.
Watch your body for tension. Most people have a certain area that gets tense usually around the face or neck. As you go thru your day scan this area for tension.
Whenever I say the words ‘relax relax’ to myself, I feel a wave of relaxation flowing from my head on down thru my body. And I feel the stress, tension, anger or anxiety going down.
First say the words ‘relax relax’ and imagine a wave of relaxation flowing down your body and lowering your body tension. Feel it happening. It may take time. Whenever you feel tense, stressed, angry this will help you relax. For more on stress go to Stress category.
For specific tension like in my facial muscles. First bring your awareness to the tense muscles and then say ‘relax relax’ like above and feel the muscles relax. You will save energy and be more relaxed during your day.
To relax your muscles you can tense the area hard and then relax it. You can squeeze a hand gripper. You can tense your shoulders, arms, hands and relax them a few times. Find some ways to release your tension. Use them.