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3 Ways To Hit The “Pause” Button and Enjoy Life

May 7, 2018

Daily Cup of Yoga suggests that we learn to slow down, breathe, and stop to smell the roses once in a while. Sometimes life feels as though it is moving too fast; rushing from one thing to the next.

Here are three ways we can empower ourselves while putting the stresses of everyday life on hold:

Meditate at least once a day

There are many proven benefits through mediation. It helps from alleviating anxiety to improving creativity. Essentially, we are giving ourselves a needed “time out” when meditating. Set aside 10, 15, even 25 minutes to focus on yourself. Use meditation as an opportunity to unplug from the world and re-center your mind.

Plan periods of rest

It is important to let your body take a break and relax. Learn to schedule in rest time, or simply do something that you love. Spend time painting, cooking, or going for a long walk. Your body and mind will thank you later!

Remember that not everything needs to be productive

Hey, did you know that you don’t have to be busy 24/7? Rest is not just important, it is necessary! It is okay that not everything you have planned to do is a productive action. Make sure that you are having a nice time and experiencing life’s moments. You’ll suddenly begin to feel more chilled!

Read the original article here from Daily Cup of Yoga!