One of the positive things to come out of this eventful year is that many of us have really come to realize what is most important in our lives. I know for many people that includes family, health, and home. We have spent more time than ever in our homes, and many of us have had a much slower paced lifestyle. Learning to relax and be a little bit nicer to ourselves and our bodies is the unseen benefit of this otherwise tragic pandemic. In this blog post, we are going to focus on the topic of relaxation and why I have made it the basis of everything that Be Well and Renew offers.
Why All Humans Need to Spend Time Relaxing
All humans need to spend some time relaxing, whether they realize it or not. When we have a relaxed body and mind, we are more focused. We are clearer in thought and action, and therefore more productive, which is good in business, in life, and in handling all the things that cause us stress. You can think of it like that old idiom, “you have to spend money to make money,” although this situation it would be, “you need to spend time to maximize time.”
In our blog, Do You Need Permission, we covered some of the physical health benefits of relaxation. We talked about how relaxation has a positive effect on blood pressure, digestion, heart rate, and blood sugar levels. None of this is really new informa