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The Importance of Taking Mental Breaks
April 28, 2017

In order to be functional and stay functional rest has to be obtained. Resting allows the body to receive what’s needed in order to maintain health or better health. When we’re at “rest,” we;ll function best, better moods and more productivity occurs when there’s little to no fatigue. There’s a lot of people who aren’t concerned about obtaining proper rest. The body can and will shut down if there’s little resting taking place. If one is experiencing a lot of stress in their lives then it’s absolutely important that¬†mental breaks are taken.

There should be less time spent in chaotic environments. Avoid spending long periods with toxic individuals. The mind and body “must function properly” in order to be productive. If there’s periods where memory loss is occurring then it’s quite possible that there’s a lot of stress occurring in one’s life. Whatever is creating the stress should be avoided or at least there should be less time being surrounded by the stressful environments.

Taking Vacations is Important as Well

Some may not consider vacationing as something that’s needed. Taking time to experience other scenery is good for the health. Allowing some time to get away from the same old same old will also help rejuvenate one’s mind and body. Not all vacationing as to take place far away from home. Even vacationing near home will help. The most important thing is to “find ways” to experience some joy and to obtain some rest.

Meditating is Great for the Mind

Taking some time out in the day to allow the “thoughts “to flow. To clear the mind from negative thinking is a great way to keep the mind healthy. Meditating comes in many forms. Some may decide to mediate with sounds. Listening to rain falling against window panes. Perhaps seagulls at the beach. Listening to wind chimes is quite relaxing. Reading is a great way to relax and also learn more.

Prayer is a Great way to Connect Spiritually and to be Inspired

For the ones who believe in prayer, prayer really helps, especially when there’s many trials to face. There’s so many scriptures which relate to daily living. Whatever we’re going through praying can help. Taking some time out during the day to “give thanks” and to connect on a spiritual basis will help create calmness. When prayer is taking place there’s no time to think about all of the negatives.

Taking a Long Warm Bath Helps Ease Tension

There can be a lot of tension “generating “so there has to be some ways to relieve some of the tension and stress. Taking a warm bath helps, perhaps pour in some bubble bathe, or a little rubbing alcohol will help relieve any aches or pains which may occur. Taking time to pamper self is very important. A lot of stress can be generated depending on what one does for a living and also what one is dealing with. So it’s very important to find effective ways to relieve some of the tension.

“Proper Rest Will Generate More Functionality.” BY:¬†Tanikka Paulk

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