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Valuable Tool to Relax and Destress


Many years ago I learned a valuable tool, which has helped me tremendously and would like to share with you. 

Let’s face it, life can be very stressful, always on the go, making phone calls, paying bills, picking up children, cooking dinner, cleaning, working,  the list goes on and on and sometimes never ends.  The exercise I am about to explain to you, will teach you to relax and calm yourself as you go through your day and projects. 

Relax and breathe for 20, 30, 60 seconds (yes, that simple). A typical night might be paying your bills and then starting dinner.  After you pay your bills, pause, let yourself relax and breathe for 20, 30, 60 seconds.  This allows you to let go of whatever you were doing and lets your mind/body relax, calm itself.  You let go and this release refreshes you.  When you start your new project, you will be more focused and calm.  It sounds so easy and it is.   This is one of the best tools I have learned, it is a mini meditation. 

Try this exercise and see how you feel and as soon as I finish writing I will pause and breathe for 60 seconds. 

Soulful Journey, 


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