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Visualization Can Help You Relax in 90 Seconds

Relax Already: Take a 90 Second Vacation

If stress finds its way into the end of your day, and all you want to do is get away from it all, sit on the beach,and feel sun on your skin and the warm sand on your toes. Then go ahead and imagine it.

Just 90 seconds of visualization can work wonders, lowering your stress level. Closing your eyes and picturing a serene and beautiful place — for me it's the beach, but for you it could be the mountains or the hammock in your backyard — can wipe away stress. A minute and a half of imagining yourself in a calm and soothing place can actually lower your heart rate and blood pressure. It can also increase circulation and your digestion.

When stress gets the better of you, go ahead and daydream. It will help your stress level and ultimately your health. Think of it as a minivacation.

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ilanac13 ilanac13 7 years
i like the thought of taking a minute or so to daydream, but unfortunately i don't always have the time to do that when we're really stressed at work. i know - you say 'how can you not have just a minute' but when things are crazy - things are CRAZY.
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