Sometimes with our hectic schedules it’s hard to find time to go somewhere and relax. Now with COVID-19 happening a lot of people are choosing not to go out. Staying stressed out is not good for your health. Especially if you’re spending all that time laying on the couch binge watching Netflix. So here are some relaxing things to do at home!

Color or Doodle!

Adult coloring books have gained popularity in recent years. That’s right, coloring isn’t just for kids, though it can bring back that youthful feeling. But studies have also shown that coloring can help bring you into a meditative state and help reduce anxiety. It’s suggested you use something with complex geometric patterns. 

Meditate or do Yoga!

That’s right, you don’t have to go out and take a class. All you have to do is search on YouTube, they have videos for every level. Some easy ways to help with the meditation are to take a few minutes to notice 5 things around yourself, or light a candle and watch the flame. If you need something extra, taking an hour away from work, or your TV is a great way to relax. If you’re trying to fit in some meditation during your break at work adding CBD to your daily routine can help you get into that meditative state quicker. For you yoga beginners CBD balm is great to help with any sore muscles afterwards

Have a Spa day!

If you can’t go to the spa, bring the spa to you. There are so many great face masks, and bath soaks on the market, it’s easy to have your spa day right at home. No, it’s not as good as going and getting pampered by someone else. But using some night relaxing CBD products can help achieve that same feeling. A CBD mud mask and lotion, are perfect ways to nourish your skin, while giving you that relaxing feeling. If you’re not taking care of yourself, you’re not gonna be able to effectively take care of anyone else. So don’t let guilt keep you from taking some you time.

Learn something new!

 

Find an at home craft hobby to do. Learning to knit or crochet is a great way to help you relax at home. The repetitive movements of most patterns make it easy to get lost in what you are doing. There are plenty of YouTube tutorials out to help get you started, some actually provide a step-by-step guide on how to follow a pattern. There are so many websites that have free patterns, you can find something for whatever you want to make. It’s fine if you don’t have any of the supplies, you can always order online so you don’t have to leave your house. 

Listen to music!

Crank up your favorite album or playlist and let yourself get lost in it. Music is one of the easiest things to get lost in. With all the different genres out there, you can find something to fit whatever mood you’re in. If you’re feeling stressed, or anxiety has your brain going a mile a minute, drown it out. 

Final Thoughts!

Being stuck inside, whether it’s by choice or not, can take a toll on your mental psyche. It can drive you crazy. Taking some time away from the TV to do some at home relaxing activities, can greatly improve your mental state. Adding CBD into your daily routine can help keep you relaxed, and improve your sleep quality. The silver lining to this, is that you will be saving money by doing this stuff at home.

Sources!

https://www.cnbc.com/2020/03/20/relaxing-activities-to-do-at-home-during-covid-19-quarantine.html

https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/friendship-20/202003/25-calming-activities-do-in-your-house

https://www.piedmont.org/living-better/30-relaxing-activities-to-do-instead-of-watching-tv

https://www.itvibes.com/blog/working-from-home/relaxing-activities-to-do-at-home/

https://www.womansday.com/health-fitness/wellness/advice/a4283/14-ways-to-relax-93568/